Joseph F Klein, CCC-SLP


Ph.D. 2005 Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of South Alabama
B.A.  1995 Philosophy, Marietta College 


ASHA Certificate of Clinical Competence, Speech-Language Pathology
NC license, Speech-Language Pathology
NY license, Speech-Language Pathology 


Fluency disorders
Counseling in Communication Sciences and Disorders
Evidence-based practice
Scholarship of teaching and learning 


CSD 2259 – Communication Disorders
CSD 3350 – Evaluating Research in CSD
CSD 5660 – Evidenced-Based Practice in CSD
CSD 5663 – Disorders of Fluency 


Dr. Joe Klein is a person who stutters and an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders. He joined the department in 2010.  Dr. Klein’s  research interests focus on providing support and therapy for people who stutter.  He has presented at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association and The National Stuttering Association annual conventions in the United States, and for Friends: The Association of Young People who Stutter in India and the US. He has also published articles about stuttering in Contemporary Issues in Communication Sciences and Disorders, Perspectives in Fluency Disorders, and The Journal of Fluency Disorders.  In addition to teaching academic courses, Dr. Klein supervises graduate students providing therapy to people who stutter. He lives in Boone with his wife, Holly, and children, Zachary, Greta, Emaline, and Abraham. 

Title: Associate Professor, Speech Language Pathology
Department: Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-2620

Fax: (828) 262-3153

Office address
Levine Hall, Room 486