Stephen C. Levinson
Born on December 6, 1947 in London. Study of archeology and anthropology Cambridge, BA (1970), linguistic anthropology, UC Berkeley/MA (1972), doctorate UC Berkeley (1977), Reader Cambridge Univ. in Linguistics (1975-1994), head of research group for cognitive anthropology at the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics (1989-1997), Director and Scientific Member at the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics (since 1994), Professor Radboud Univ. Nijmegen for comparative linguistic science (since 1995).