BA, Dip Ed, MA (Melbourne), PhD (Texas), FASSA, HonFAHA

Anne Cutler is Research Professor at the MARCS Institute, University of Western Sydney, former Director, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics (Nijmegen, The Netherlands) and Professor in the Faculty of Social Sciences, Radboud University Nijmegen. Her research centres on the recognition of spoken language, in particular how adult processing of speech is exquisitely adapted to suit the native language (making for great efficiency in listening to the native language, but notable difficulty in listening to structurally different foreign languages).

  • 1976 - 1982 Research Fellow, University of Sussex, UK
  • 1982 - 1993 Research Scientist, MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, UK
  • 1993 - 2012 Director, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
  • 2013 - Distinguished Professor, MARCS Institute, University of Western Sydney
    • Member Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen (Royal Dutch Academy of Science)
    • Member, Academia Europaea
    • Member, Hollandsche Maatschappij der Wetenschappen
    • Foreign Associate, National Academy of Sciences (USA)
    • Foreign Member, American Philosophical Society
    • Fellow of the International Speech Communication Association (ISCA)
    • Fellow of the Academy of the Humanities (Honorary FAHA)

Fellow of the Royal Society

1999 Spinoza Prize

2014 ISCA Medal

Cutler, A (2012) Native Listening. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press