Jurriaan Witteman studied clinical neuropsychology at the University of Amsterdam. Subsequently, he worked as a research assistant at Utrecht’s Academic Medical Centre on cognitive neuroscience projects. He then joined LUCL to complete a PhD in neurolinguistics about a neurocognitive model of prosody perception. Subsequently he worked as a post-doc and policy advisor at a Dutch NGO after which he returned to LUCL as a lecturer and post-doc. He is interested in neural models of language processing (particularly speech) in the normal and diseased brain. In his free time he enjoys exploring nature, learning Spanish and playing flamenco guitar.