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Prof. Dr. Martin Becker

Principal Investigator C02 "Tense and Aspect"

Office: Philosophikum, room 2.313
E-mail: martin.becker1(at)
Phone: (+49) 221 470-2832
Web: Prof. Dr. Martin Becker


Prof. Dr. Daniel Bunčić

Principal Investigator B01 "Prominence phenomena in Slavic languages"

Office: Slavisches Seminar, Weyertal 137
E-mail: daniel.buncic(at)
Phone: (+49) 221 470-3355
Web: Prof. Dr. Daniel Bunčić


Prof. Dr. Martine Grice

Deputy Speaker of the CRC, Principal Investigator A01 "Intonation and attention orienting: Neurophysiological and behavioural correlates" and A02 "Individual behaviour in encoding and decoding prosodic prominence"

Office: Phonetik, Herbert-Lewin-Str. 6
E-mail: martine.grice(at)
Phone: (+49) 221 470-5610
Web: Prof. Dr. Martine Grice


Prof. Dr. Klaus von Heusinger

Speaker of the CRC, Principal Investigator B04 "Differential Object Marking", C04 "Conceptual and referential activation in discourse", Ö "Public Relations" and Z "Central Services"

Office: Philosophikum, room 2.116 and SFB, Luxemburger Str. 299, room 1.09
E-mail: klaus.vonheusinger(at)
Phone: (+49) 221 470-4884 (Philosophikum) and -89900 (SFB)
Web: Prof. Dr. Klaus von Heusinger


Prof. Dr. Nikolaus P. Himmelmann

Principal Investigator A03 "Prosodic prominence in cross-linguistic perspective", B05 "Prominence-related structures in Austronesian symmetrical voice languages" and INF "Infrastructure"

Office: Allg. Sprachwissenschaft, Meister-Ekkehart-Straße 7
E-mail: sprachwissenschaft(at)
Phone: (+49) 221 470-2323
Web: Prof. Dr. Nikolaus Himmelmann


Prof. Dr. Petra Schumacher

Principal Investigator A01 "Intonation and attention orienting: Neurophysiological and behavioural correlates", C07 "Forward and backward functions of discourse anaphora"

Office: Philosophikum, room 2.124
E-mail: petra.schumacher(at)
Phone: (+49) 221 470-2696
Web: Prof. Dr. Petra Schumacher


PD Dr. Stefan Baumann

Assoziierter Wissenschaftler im Teilprojekt A01 "Intonation und Aufmerksamkeitssteuerung"

Büro: Phonetik, Herbert-Lewin-Str. 6
E-Mail: stefan.baumann(at)
Telefon: (+49) 221 470-4259
Homepage: PD Dr. Stefan Baumann


Dr. Constantijn Kaland

Vertreter, Postdoktorand im Teilprojekt A03 "Prosodische Typologie"

Büro: SFB, Luxemburger Str. 299, Raum 2.06
E-Mail: ckaland(at)
Telefon: (+49) 221 470-89909
Homepage: Dr. Constantijn Kaland

Previous Board Members


Prof. Dr. Christiane Bongartz

Principal Investigator C03 "Reference management in bilingual narratives"

Office: Philosophikum, room 1.007
E-mail: chris.bongartz(at)
Phone: (+49) 221 470-6209
Web: Prof. Dr. Christiane Bongartz


Prof. Dr. Beatrice Primus

Principal Investigator B07 "Agentivity as a key to prominence: Experimental approaches to argument alternations in German"

Office: Philosophikum, room 2.122
E-mail: primus(at)
Phone: (+49) 221 470-3434
Web: Prof. Dr. Beatrice Primus