Silke Hamann

MA and BA students

BA and MA theses written under my (co-)supervision at the University of Amsterdam can be found in the Archive of the Institute of Phonetic Sciences Amsterdam (IFA).

PhD students

Cindy van Boven

University of Amsterdam.
Topic: A typological and theoretical perspective on reduplication in Sign Language of the Netherlands.
Supervised by Roland Pfau and Silke Hamann.

Nour Tamim

University of Amsterdam.
Topic: The role of quantity and quality in the acquisition of a second language voicing contrast: A case study of Palestinian Arabic pupils learning English.
Supervised by Silke Hamann, Bertus van Rooy and Liesbeth Zack.

Jasmin Pfeifer

University of Amsterdam and University Düsseldorf.
Title: Untwisting Amusia. What behavior, brain waves and genetic underpinnings reveal about perception in congenital amusia.
Supervised by Silke Hamann, Paul Boersma, Peter Indefrey and Henkjan Honing.

Former PhD students

Itsik Pariente

University of Amsterdam, defended on 5 October 2021.
Title: Theoretical issues in Hebrew phonology.
Supervised by Paul Boersma and Silke Hamann.

Joachim Kokkelmans

University of Verona, defended on 28 May 2021.
Title: The phonetics and phonology of sibilants: A synchronic and diachronic OT typology of sibilant inventories.
Supervised by Birgit Alber, Silke Hamann and Alessandro Vietti.

Klaas Seinhorst

University of Amsterdam, defended on 19 February 2021.
Title: The complexity and learnability of phonological patterns: simulations, experiments, typology.
Supervised by Paul Boersma and Silke Hamann.

Magnun Rochel

University of Campinas, defended on 27 November 2017.
Title: The phonetics and phonology of Brazilian Portuguese [ATR] harmony.
Supervised by Maria Bernadete Marques Abaurre and Silke Hamann.

Natalia Aralova

University of Amsterdam and MPI Leipzig, defended on 4 September 2015.
Title: Vowel harmony in two Even dialects: Production and perception.
Supervised by Brigitte Pakendorf, Silke Hamann, Sven Grawunder and Paul Boersma.

Kateřina Chládková

University of Amsterdam, defended on 7 March 2014.
Title: Finding Phonological Features in Perception.
Supervised by Paul Boersma, Paola Escudero and Silke Hamann.