Jonathan Harrington is Professor of Phonetics and Digital Speech Processing and Director of the  IPS, University of Munich. He joined the Institute of Phonetics at the Ludwig-Maximilians University of Munich in October 2006. His research interests are in experimental phonetics, laboratory phonology, speech database development, and sound change.

Jonathan Harrington ist Professor für Phonetik und digitale  Sprachverarbeitung und seit Oktober 2006 Direktor vom  IPS an der Ludwig-Maximilians Universität München. Seine Forschungsschwerpunkte sind in der experimentellen Phonetik und Laborphonologie, Entwicklung von Sprachdatenbanken, und Lautwandel.

 Current major projects

Sound change at the IPS including: European Research Council Advanced Grant (2012-2017) Sound change and the acquisition of speech

VW-Stiftungs-Project: P A G E – Prosodic and Gestural Entrainment in Conversational Interaction across Diverse Languages



Jonathan Harringan


Email: jmh at

Tel: +49 (0)89 2180-2758

Fax: + 49 89 2180-5790