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Prof. Dr. Katharina Schuhmann

Juniorprofessorin für DaF

  • Fremd- und Zweitspracherwerb
  • Psycholinguistik und Sprachkontaktphänomene (akustisch-phonetische, phonologische und morphologische Aspekte)
  • Theoretische Linguistik (Phonologie, Morphologie)

Curriculum Vitae

  seit 2022

Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg

Junior-Professur „Deutsch als Fremdsprache"    

Institut für Germanistik



Pennsylvania State University, PA (USA)

Assistant Professor of German and Linguistics



Hier sind Prof. Dr. Katharina S. Schuhmanns Profile auf Research gateGoogle Scholar profile und ORCID.

Here are Prof. Dr. Katharina S. Schuhmann's profiles on Research gateGoogle Scholar profile and ORCID.

Fisher, R., Natvig, D., Putnam, M. T., & Schuhmann, K. S. (2022). Lexicalizing Plurality in Pennsylvania Dutch: A Nanosyntactic Approach. Languages Special Issue “Word Formation and Language Contact: A Formal Perspective”. [In Progress]. Authors listed in alphabetical order. https://www.mdpi.com/journal/languages/special_issues/word_formation

Klosinski, R., & Schuhmann, K. Avoiding (total) collapse: The role of enhanced inter-language phonological contrast., 23. [In Progress]. John Benjamin’s Festschrift for Bill Keel.

Schuhmann, K., & Smith, L. (forthcoming). Practical prosody: A new hope for teaching German plurals. Die Unterrichtspraxis/Teaching German. (approx. 32 pages). [Accepted – forthcoming February 2022].

Fisher, R., Schuhmann, K., & Putnam, M. T. (2022). “Reducing the Role of Prosody: Plural Allomorphy in Pennsylvania Dutch.” WILA-11-Proceedings. (pp. 1-10). [In press – forthcoming January 2022]. http://www.lingref.com/cpp/wila/11/index.html

Schuhmann, K. & Putnam, M. T. (2021). Relativized prosodic domains: A late-insertion account of German plurals. Languages 6(3), 1-20. DOI: 10.3390/languages6030142

Huffman, M., & Schuhmann, K. (2021). “The relation between category compactness and L2 VOT learning.” Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics (POMA). 42(060011), (pp. 1-13). DOI:10.1121/2.0001421 https://doi.org/10.1121/2.0001421

Schuhmann, K. & Huffman, M. (2019). Development of L2 Spanish VOT before and after a brief pronunciation training session. Journal of Second Language Pronunciation 5(3), 402-434. ISBN/ISSN: 10.1075/jslp.18018.sch https://benjamins.com/catalog/jslp.18018.sch

Schuhmann, K. (2016). Cross-linguistic perceptual learning in advanced second language listeners. Proceedings of the Linguistic Society of America, 1-31, 1-15. http://dx.doi.org/10.3765/plsa.v1i0.3731.

Huffman, M. & Schuhmann, K. (2016). Effect of early L2 learning on L1 stop voicing. Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics, 23(1), 1-10. http://dx.doi.org/10.1121/2.0000168

Schuhmann, K. (2015). “Degrees of (Un)acceptability in Syllable Contact.” ROA: Rutgers Optimality Archive. ROA-1263, (pp. 1-30). http://roa.rutgers.edu/article/view/1496

Schuhmann, K. & Huffman, M. (2015).  L1 drift and L2 category formation in second language learning. In The Scottish Consortium for ICPhS 2015 (Ed.), Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences. Glasgow, UK: The University of Glasgow. ISBN 978-0-85261-941-4. Paper number 0850.1–5. http://www.internationalphoneticassociation.org/icphs-proceedings/ICPhS2015/Papers/ICPHS0850.pdf

Brennan, S., Schuhmann, K. & Batres, K. (2013). Collaboratively setting perspectives and referring to locations across multiple contexts. In E. Gurman Bard, K. van Deemter, A. Gatt, R. van Gompel, E. Krahmer (Eds.), Proceedings of the PRE-CogSci 2013 Workshop Production of Referring Expressions: Bridging the gap between cognitive and computational approaches to reference. Berlin, Germany. http://pre2013.uvt.nl/pdf/brennan_schuhmann_batres_workshop.pdf

Brennan, S., Schuhmann, K. & Batres, K. (2013). Entrainment on the move and in the lab: The Walking Around Corpus. In M. Knauff, M. Pauen, N. Sebanz, & I. Wachsmuth (Eds.), Proceedings of the 35th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society:1934-1939. Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society. https://cognitivesciencesociety.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/cogsci2013_proceedings.pdf

Schuhmann, K. (2012). Perceptual learning in Hindi-English bilinguals. Studies in the Linguistic Sciences: Illinois Working Papers 2012:81-99. https://www.ideals.illinois.edu/handle/2142/35300

Schuhmann, K. (2010). An Output-Output analysis of German i-truncations. LSA Annual Meeting Extended Abstracts 1,3:1-5. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3765/exabs.v0i0.482


Brennan, S., Schuhmann, K., & Batres, K. (2015). The Walking Around Corpus (LDC2015S08). Philadelphia, PA: Linguistic Data Consortium. DOI: https://doi.org/10.35111/qpdc-0x63, ISBN/ISSN: 1-58563-722-X catalog.ldc.upenn.edu/LDC2015S08

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Förderungen und Auszeichnungen (ausgewählt)

  • NSF PIRE (National Science Foundation, Partnerships for International Research and Education) Fellowship für BA-Student Tristan (Cain) Catto für gemeinsames Forschungsprojekt (CLS, PSU, PA). Link.
  • The Center for Global Studies Research Award. CGS, The Pennsylvania State University, PA.
  • Women in Acoustics – Young Investigator Travel Grant. The Acoustical Society of America (ASA): Women in Acoustics. Boston, MA.
  • DAAD-Reisekostenzuschüsse. Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD), Bonn.
  • NSF Dissertation Improvement Grant. National Science Foundation (NSF), Arlington, VA. Link. Link.
  • Dissertationsstipendium zur Beurteilung von Zweit-/Fremdsprachkompetenzen. Educational Testing Service (ETS), Princeton, NJ.
  • DAAD Stipendium für einen kurzen Forschungsaufenthalt. Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD), New York, NY.
  • President’s Award for Excellence in Teaching by a Graduate Student (Auszeichnung für hervorragendes Unterrichten), Stony Brook University, NY.
  • Fulbright Stipendium (für ein Studium in den USA), Berlin.
(Stand: 26.01.2022)