Christine Mooshammer, Ph.D.

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Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany

Professor for Phonetics and Phonology
Institut für deutsche Sprache und Linguistik
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin
Phone: 030 2093-9684 (Sekr.: 030 2093-9725) Fax: 030 2093-9729

University Education with Qualifications

1987-1993    Studies in phonetics, theoretical linguistics and psycholinguistics. M.A. in Phonetics at the Ludwig-Maximilians University of Munich< /p>

Scientific Qualifications

2012             Habilitation at the Ludwig-Maximilians University of Munich On the production of prominence (Mentor: Jonathan Harrington)
1998            Doctoral Degree (Dr. Phil.) in German Linguistics at the Humboldt University: Experimentalphonetische Untersuchungen zur artikulato¬rischen Modellierung der Gespanntheitsopposition im Deutschen (Supervisor: Bernd Pompino-Marschall)
Academic Career following End of Studies
2013 – current  Professor of German Linguistics: Phonetics/Phonology, Humboldt University Berlin
2012 – 2013 Research Scientist at Linguistics Department, USC Los Angeles for NIH grants “Variability and Error in Speech Production” and “Prosody and Articulatory Dynamics in Spoken Language”
2007 – 2012 Research Scientist at Haskins Laboratories for the NIH grant “Variability and Error in Speech Production”
2002 – 2007 Lecturer at the Institute of Phonetics and Digital Speech Processing (IPdS)  at the Christian-Albrechts University Kiel
1993 – 2002 Scientist at the Centre for General Linguistics, Typology and Universals in Berlin

Grant at Haskins Labs

NIH Grant R21DC-012350 - Kinematic Patterns of Phonetic Convergence
(M. Tiede, PI/A198)

Research Interests
* speech motor control
* speech planning
* production of prosody  
* speech errors
* phonetic convergence

Representative Publications

Iskarous, Khalil, Mooshammer, Christine, Hoole, Philip, Recasens, Daniel, Shadle, Christine, Saltzman, Elliot, & Whalen, Douglas (2013). The coarticulation/invariance scale: Mutual information as a measure of coarticulation resistance, motor synergy, and articulatory invariance. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America,134(2), 1271-1282.

Mooshammer, Christine, Goldstein, Louis, Nam, Hosung, McClure, Scott, Saltzman, Elliot & Tiede, Mark (2012). Bridging planning and execution: Temporal planning of syllables. Journal of Phonetics 40, 374–38.

Mooshammer, Christine (2010). Laryngographic study on linguistic prominence and vocal effort in German. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 127, 1047-1058.

Mooshammer, Christina, Hoole, Philip & Geumann, Anja (2007). Jaw and order. Language and Speech 50, 145-176.

Mooshammer, Christine, Hoole, Philip & Kühnert, Barbara (1995). On loops. Journal of Phonetics 23, 3-21.