Teaching


In the spring term 2015 I teach the following courses:
   Lecture: Phonetik, wieso, weshalb, warum?
   Lab class: Experiments with spoken language

Course material can be found on OLAT.


Primary supervision


Daniel Friedrichs
Vocalic variability in speaking and singing voice (German linguistics/Zurich University)

Kostis Dimos
The phonetics of theatrical speech (General Linguistics/Zurich University)

Lei He
Models of speech rhythm (General Linguistics/Zurich University)

Marie-José Kolly
The role of speech rhythm in foreign accent detection(General Linguistics/Zurich University)


Secondary supervision


Aleksandra Moscicka
Neural basis of individual differences in foreign language learning in school: effects of dyslexia (Psychology/Zurich Universtity)

Andreas Haupt
Computational analysis of music (Music Sciences/Zurich Universtity)

Karnthida Kerdpol
Nasality in Karenic Languages (Department of Linguistics, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok/Thailand)

Lea Jost
Neural basis of individual differences in foreign language learning in school: effects of bilingualism (Psychology/Zurich Universtity)

Natalie Giroud
Speech temporal parameters and age (Psychology, University of Zurich)

Yshai Kalmanovitch
Phonetic accomodation (General Linguistics/Zurich Universtity)


Completed


Claudia Rathore
(2013) Dialect variation and change among East African Indians in Leicester, UK (English Linguistics/Zurich Universtity)

Robert Fuchs
(2014) Speech Rhythm in Indian English (English Linguistics/Munester Universtity)


Member of examination committee


Eugenia San Segundo
(2014) Forensic speaker comparison of Spanish twins and non-siblings: A phonetic-acoustic analysis of formant trajectories in vocalic sequences, glottal source features and cepstral characteristics (Universidad Internacional Menéndez Pelayo/Spain)

Nathalie Fecher
(2014) Effects of forensically-relevant facial concealment on speech acoustics and perception (Department of Language Sciences/Universtity of York/UK)

Cyrill Ott
(2013)Long-term plasticity of speech-related auditory functions in professional musicians (Psychology/Zurich Universtity)

Juerg Kuehnis
(2013) The influence of musical training on spectro-temporal speech processing (Psychology/Zurich Universtity)

Nuria Gavalda
(2013) Index of Idiolectal Similitude for the phonological module of English applied to forensic speech comparison (Forensic Linguistics/University Pompeu Fabra/Spain)

Franz Liem
(2012) Combined brain imaging methods to study structural and functional signatures of auditory and speech processing (Psychology/Zurich Universtity)

Paolo Mairano
(2011) Rhythm Typology: Acoustic and Perceptive Studies. (Phonetics/University of Turin/Italy)



Caro Stutz
(2015) Speech rhythm variability between speakers (German Linguistics/Zurich Universtity)

Nancy Renning
(2014) Speech rhythm and the Cocktail-Party Effect (General Linguistics/Zurich Universtity)

Lukas Mueller
(2014) Standardhochdeutsch in LIchtenstein (German Linguistics/Zurich Universtity)

Dario Brander
(2013) The use of hesitation for forensic phonetic speaker identification (German Linguistics/Zurich Universtity)

Daniel Friedrichs
(2012) Changes of speech rhythm in synchronous speech(German Linguistics/Zurich Universtity)

Lea Hagmann
(2012) Perceived differences in speech rhythm across languages(English Linguistics/Zurich Universtity)

Sibylle Sutter
(2012) The influence of visual speech on auditory speaker identification ability(German Linguistics/Zurich Universtity)