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FACULTY

UA Faculty

  • Allen, John; (PhD Minnesota)
    Professor, Psychology. Key words: clinical psychology, psychophysiology, neuropsychology
  • Alt, Mary; (PhD, University of Arizona)
    Associate Professor, Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences. Key words: language, learning and memory.
  • Andrews-Hanna, Jessica; (PhD Harvard)
    Assistant Professor, Psychology. Key words: neuroscience of internally-guided cognition, memory, emotion, language of thought, fMRI
  • Archangeli, Diana; (PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
    Professor, Linguistics. Key words: phonology
  • Barnard, Jacobus J.; (PhD, Simon Fraser University)
    Associate Professor, Computer Science. Key words: object recognition and image understanding, computer vision
  • Barnes, Carol A.; (PhD, Carleton University)
    Professor, Psychology; Associate Director, BIO5 Institute; Director, Evelyn F. McKnight Brain Institute. Key words: brain changes during the aging process, effects on information processing and memory in the elderly
  • Barss, Andrew ; (PhD, Massachusetts Inst.of Technology)
    Associate Professor, Linguistics. Key words: syntax, semantics, language processing and acquisition
  • Beeson, Pélagie M.; (PhD, University of Arizona)
    Professor, Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences (Department Head). Key words: communication disorders in adults
  • Bethard, Steven; (PhD, Unversity of Colorado)
    Assistant Professor, School of Information. Key words: machine learning, natural language processing, computational linguistics
  • Bever, Thomas G.; (PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
    Regents Professor, Linguistics. Key words: language processing, behavioral neuroscience
  • Carnie, Andrew; (PhD, Massachusetts Inst. of Technology)
    Professor, Linguistics. Key words: syntactic theory
  • Carrington, Jane M.; (PhD, RN, University of Arizona)
    Assistant Professor, College of Nursing.
  • Chou, Ying-Hui; (ScD, Boston University)
    Assistant Professor, Psychology. Key words: resting-state brain functional connectivity, non-invasive brain stimulation (e.g., TMS), brain functional organization and behavior, mind wandering
  • Cowen, Stephen; (PhD, University of Arizona)
    Assistant Professor, Psychology. Key words: cost-benefit decision-making, navigation and memory consolidation.
  • Dai, Huanping; (Ph.D., Northeastern University)
    Associate Professor, Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences
  • Dornhaus, Anna; (PhD University of Wuezburg, Germany)
    Associate Professor, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology. Key words: collective decision making in insects
  • Edgin, Jamie; (PhD, University of Denver)
    Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology
  • Fabiano-Smith, Leah; (PhD, Temple University)
    Assistant Professor, Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences
  • Fallis, Don; (PhD University of California-Irvine)
    Professor, School of Information Resources and Library Science. Key words: Epistemology, Deception, Philosophy of Information
  • Fedzechkina, Maryia (Masha); (PhD, University of Rochester)
    Assistant Professor, Linguistics. Key words: language processing and acquisition, language universals and language evolution.
  • Fellous, Jean-Marc; (PhD, University of Southern California)
    Associate Professor, Psychology. Key words: computational neuroscience of motivated learning and memory, population coding
  • Fong, Sandiway; (PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
    Associate Professor, Linguistics. Key words: computational linguistics
  • Gerken, LouAnn; (PhD, Columbia University)
    Professor, Psychology. Key words: infant language learning, language production
  • Glisky, Elizabeth; (PhD, University of Toronto)
    Professor, Psychology (Department Head). Key words: neuropsychology, cognitive rehabilitation
  • Gomez, Rebecca; (PhD, New Mexico State University)
    Associate Professor, Psychology. Key words: statistical learning, infant language learning, cognitive development
  • Grilli, Matthew D.; (PhD, University of Arizona)
    Assistant Professor, Psychology. Key words: learning, consciousness,memory
  • Hammond, Michael; (PhD, University of California, Los Angeles)
    Professor, Linguistics. Key words: morphology, phonology, experimental phonology, psycholinguistics, computational linguistics
  • Harley, Heidi; (PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology)
    Professor, Linguistics. Key words: syntax, morphology, lexical semantics
  • Horgan, Terence; (PhD University of Michigan)
    Professor, Philosophy. Key words: philosophy of mind, metaphysics, philosophy of language, epistemology, decision theory
  • Ismael, Jenann; (PhD Princeton University)
    Associate Professor, Philosophy. Key words: dynamical systems, situated cognition, self-organization, reduction and emergence
  • Karimi, Simin; (PhD, University of Washington)
    Professor, Linguistics (Department Head). Key words: theoretical syntax
  • Kielar, Aneta; (PhD, University of Western Ontario)
    Assistant Professor, Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences. Key words: language, acquired language disorders, neuroimaging
  • Kugler, Tamar; (PhD Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
    Associate Professor, Management and Organizations. Key words: strategic decision making, inter-group conflict, group decision making
  • Lai, Tzu Yin (Vicky); (PhD, University of Colorado, Boulder)
    Assistant Professor, Psychology and Cognitive Science. Key words: Cognitive Neuroscience of Language, Psycholinguistics, Semantics
  • Lin, Kevin; (PhD, University of California at Berkeley)
    Associate Professor, Mathematics. Key words: applied nonlinear dynamics, computational methods, stochastic nonlinear phenomena in physical and biological systems, computational neuroscience, dynamical systems, ergodic theory, Monte Carlo methods and applications.
  • Maloney, John C.; (PhD University of Indiana)
    Professor, Philosophy (Department Head). Key words: philosophy of mind
  • McKee, Cecile; (PhD, University of Connecticut)
    Professor, Linguistics. Key words: syntactic development, child language
  • Nadel, Lynn; (PhD McGill University)
    Professor, Psychology, Regents Professor. Key words: behavioral neuroscience, memory systems
  • Nichols, Shaun; (PhD, Rutgers University)
    Professor, Philosophy. Key words: experimental philosophy, cultural evolution, free will and cognitive theories of the imagination
  • Nicol, Janet L.; (PhD, Massachusetts Inst. of Technology)
    Professor, Psychology. Key words: language processing aphasia
  • Ohala, Diane; (PhD University of Arizona)
    Assistant Professor, Linguistics. Key words: child language acquisition, phonological perception and production, adult phonological processing
  • Ordóñez, Lisa; (PhD University of California Berkeley)
    Professor, Management and Organizations. Key words: judgment and decision making, management and consumer behavior, judgments of fairness
  • Peterson, Mary A.; (PhD, Columbia University)
    Professor, Psychology; Director of Cognitive Science Program. Key words: visual perception
  • Peterson, Tyler; (PhD, the University of British Columbia)
    Assistant Professor, Linguistics. Key words: language documentation, semantic and pragmatic theory.
  • Piattelli-Palmarini, Massimo; (PhD, University of Rome)
    Professor, Linguistics. Key words: language and mind, judgment and decision making
  • Plante, Elena; (PhD, University of Arizona)
    Professor, Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences. Key words: developmental language disorders, neuroimaging
  • Reimann, Martin; (PhD, University of Southern California)
    Assistant Professor, Marketing. Key words: Experiential consumption (aesthetic design, food portion size, happiness) Relationships (trust in interpersonal relationships, consumer-brand relationship) Neurophysiological explanations of consumer behavior Methods (behavioral experiments, psychometrics, fMRI, response accuracy, data triangulation)
  • Simonet, Miguel; (PhD University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
    Assistant Professor, Department of Spanish and Portuguese; Key words: linguistic theory, experimental phonology, sound change, bilingualism, sound categorization
  • Story, Brad; (PhD University of Iowa)
    Associate Professor, Speech, Language and Hearing Sciences. Key words: speech perception
  • Supalla, Samuel J.; (PhD, University of Illinois)
    Associate Professor, Disability and Psychoeducational Studies. Key words: sign language, syntactic and lexical development
  • Surdeanu, Mihai; (PhD, Southern Methodist University)
    Associate Professor, School of Information: Science, Technology, and Arts. Key Words: natural language processing, applied machine learning
  • Szilagyi, Miklos N.; (PhD Electrotechnical University of Leningrad)
    Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering. Key words: neural networks, complexity, agent-based simulation; additional web site (to access this website, please cut and paste into your browser): http://miklosnszilagyi.blogspot.com/
  • Tullis, Jonathan G.; (PhD, University of Illinois)
    Assistant Professor, Educational Psychology. Key words: learning, memory, understanding of fundamental cognitive processes, student learning
  • Ussishkin, Adam; (PhD, University of California-Santa Cruz)
    Associate Professor, Linguistics. Key words: phonology, morphology
  • Warner, Natasha; (PhD, University of California Berkeley)
    Associate Professor, Linguistics. Key words: phonetics, experimental phonology
  • Wedel, Andrew; (PhD, University of California Santa Cruz)
    Associate Professor, Linguistics. Key words: phonology, computational linguistics
  • Wilson, Robert C.; (PhD, Unversity of Pennsylvania)
    Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology and the Cognitive Science Program. Key words: computational modeling, psychophysics, pupillometry and brain imaging

Affiliate Faculty

  • Connolly, Terence; (PhD, Northwestern University)
    Professor Emeritus, Management and Organizations. Key words: decision behavior
  • Demers, Richard; (PhD, University of Washington)
    Distinguished Professor Emeritus, Linguistics. Key words: phonetics/phonology, Native American languages, historical linguistics, animal communicaiton
  • Professor Emeritus, Departments of Psychology and Linguistics, Cognitive Science Program
  • Kaszniak, Alfred W.; (PhD, University of Illinois)
    Emeritus Professor, Psychology. Key words: neuropsychology, memory and aging
  • Associate Professor-Child Health, College of Medicine-Phoenix
  • Rapcsak, Steven; (MD, 1978)
    Professor of Neurology, Psychology, and Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences; Chief, Neurology Section, Southern Arizona VA Health Care System, Tucson AZ. Keywords: Behavioral Neurology, Disorders of Spoken and Written Language (Aphasia/Alexia/Agraphia), Face Recognition Memory, Executive Function, Alzheimer's Disease, Dementia
  • Waugh, Linda; (PhD, University of Indiana)
    Emerita Professor, French and Italian. Key words: bilingualism, language acquisition
  • Weinberg, Jonathan; (PhD, Rutgers University)
    Philosophy faculty, Associate Professor. Keywords: epistemology, philosophy of mind and cognitive science, aesthetics, experimental philosophy

Courtesy Appointment (Non-UA Faculty)

  • Amazeen, Eric; (PhD University of Connecticut)
    Associate Professor, Psychology, Arizona State University. Key words: Ecological and dynamic approaches to perception and action
  • Amazeen, Nia; (PhD University of Connecticut)
    Associate Professor, Psychology, Arizona State University. Key words: Coordination dynamics
  • Atkinson, Robert K.; (PhD University of Wisconsin - Madison)
    Associate Professor, School of Computing, Informatics, and Decision Systems Engineering, Arizona State University. Key Words: Personalized digital learning, Informatics, Educational Technology
  • Azuma, Tamiko; (PhD Arizona State)
    Associate Professor, Speech and Hearing Science, Arizona State University. Key Words: working memory, episodic memory, language processing in bilinguals, older adults, and individuals with cognitive impairments
  • Baxter, Leslie; (PhD Clinical Neuropsychology, Chicago Medical School)
    Adjunct Faculty, Psychology, Arizona State University. Key Words: Magnetic resonance imaging and cognitive studies of brain-behavior relationship, especially in neurological conditions (autism, aging and Alzheimer ’s disease, depression)
  • Becker, D. Vaughn; (PhD Arizona State)
    Associate Professor, Human Systems Engineering, Arizona State University. Key Words: Evolutionary, social and emotional constraints on Attention, Perception, Memory and Action
  • Branaghan, Russell J.; (PhD New Mexico State)
    Associate Professor, College of Technology and Innovation, Arizona State University. Key Words: Human Factors and Human Computer Interaction in Healthcare, Aviation and Product Design
  • Brewer, Gene; (PhD University of Georgia)
    Assistant Professor, Psychology, Arizona State University. Key words: Human Memory, Cognitive Control, Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Chi, Michelene T. H. ; (Ph.D. Carnegie-Mellon University)
    Professor, Learning Sciences Institute, Arizona State University. Key Words: Cognitive Engagement, Collaborative Dialogues in Learning, Learning Science Concepts and Conceptual Change
  • Connor, Carol McDonald; (PhD University of Michigan)
    Professor, Psychology, Arizona State University. Key Words: Language, reading, learning in the context of instruction, including classroom instruction
  • Cooke, Nancy J.; (PhD New Mexico State)
    Professor, Applied Psychology, Arizona State University. Key Words: Cognitive engineering, knowledge elicitation, cognitive task analysis, team cognition, team situation awareness, team training, mental models, expertise, human-computer interaction, command-and-control of unmanned aerial vehicles, emergency response systems, healthcare, cyber security
  • Curtin, Suzanne; (PhD, University of Southern California)
    Special Member, Graduate Committees
  • Duran, Nicholas; (PhD University of Memphis)
    Associate Professor, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Arizona State University. Key Words: Cognitive dynamics, communication and language, deception
  • Gee, James Paul; (PhD Stanford University)
    Regents Professor, Division of Curriculum and Instruction, Arizona State University. Key Words: Linguistics, socio-linguistics, literacy, video games
  • Glenberg, Arthur; (PhD University of Michigan)
    Professor, Psychology, Arizona State University. Key Words: Embodied Cognition, Learning, Action and Perception, The Great Unconformity
  • Goldinger, Steve; (PhD Indiana University)
    Professor, Psychology, Arizona State University. Key Words: Word Perception, Face Perception and Memory, Attention
  • Goldstein, Bruce; (Ph.D., Brown University)
    Adjunct Associate Professor of Psychology, Sensation and Perception & Cognitive Psychology textbooks. Key words: perception, attention, cognition, memory, language, thinking
  • Gray, Robert; (PhD York University)
    Associate Professor, Human Systems Engineering, Arizona State University. Key Words: perceptual-motor control in driving, sports and aviation; haptic and multisensory interfaces; simulation; training and skill-acquisition
  • Harris, Karen; (PhD Auburn University)
    Professor, Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, Arizona State University. Key Words: Self-regulation and self-regulated strategy development; writing and the reading-writing connection; teacher quality and professional development; students at-risk and those with high incidence disabilities
  • Homa, Don; (PhD University of Wisconsin)
    Professor, Psychology, Arizona State University. Key Words: Human categorization, attention & search, memory for dynamic events
  • Johnson-Glenberg, Mina; (PhD University of Colorado)
    Associate Research Scientist, Learning Sciences Institute, Arizona State University. Key Words: Educational games and assessment of learning especially for STEM, text comprehension, mental health, and nutrition exergames targeting youth at risk for obesity and diabetes
  • Killeen, Peter; (PhD Harvard)
    Professor Emeritage, Psychology, Arizona State University. Key Words: Models of action
  • Maki, Ruth H.; (Ph.D., University of California, Berkeley)
    Adjunct Faculty, University of Arizona, Cognitive Psychology; and, Secretary/Treasurer, Psychonomic Society. Key words: Memory and Metamemory
  • Maki, William S.; (PhD, University of California, Berkeley)
    Adjunct Professor, Psychology. Key words: Associative and Semantic Memory
  • Marley, Scott; (PhD University of Arizona)
    Associate Professor, Education Leadership and Innovation, Arizona State University. Key Words: Learning Strategies, Instructional Manipulatives
  • McBeath, Mike; (PhD Stanford University)
    Professor, Psychology, Arizona State University. Key Words: Computational modeling of Perception-Action and Embodied Cognition, with emphases in Sports, Music, Navigation, and Biomimetic Robotics
  • McGraw, Kevin; (PhD Cornell University)
    Associate Professor, Sols Administration, Arizona State University. Key Words: Behavioral ecology
  • McNamara, Danielle S.; (PhD University of Colorado)
    Professor, Learning Sciences Institute, Arizona State University. Key Words: Comprehension, Knowledge and Skill Acquisition, Intelligent Tutoring, Game-based learning environments, Natural language processing, writing and learning strategies
  • Panchanathan, Sethuraman; (PhD, University of Ottawa)
    Senior Vice President, Office of Knowledge Enterprise Development, Arizona State University. Key Words: Human-centered multimedia computing; face/gait analysis and recognition; haptic user interfaces; medical image processing; media processor designs; ubiquitous computing environments for enhancing quality of life for individuals with disabilities
  • Restrepo, Maria Adelaida; (PhD University of Arizona)
    Associate Professor, Speech and Hearing Science, Arizona State University. Key Words: Bilingual language assessment and intervention; Spanish acquisition; language impairment
  • Ringenbach, Shannon; (PhD Purdue University)
    Associate Professor, Kinesiology, Arizona State University. Key Words: Behavioral neuroscience approach to exercise and Down syndrome
  • Rogalsky, Corianne; (PhD UC-Irvine)
    Associate Professor, Speech and Hearing Science, Arizona State University. Key Words: language, working memory, aphasia, neuroimaging
  • Rutowski, Ronald L. ; (PhD Cornell University)
    Professor, Sols Administration, Arizona State University. Key Words: Production, function, and perception of color signals in animals, especially butterflies
  • Sanabria, Federico; (PhD Stony Brook University)
    Associate Professor, Psychology, Arizona State University. Key Words: Animal cognition, associative learning, timing and time perception, choice and decision making
  • Santello, Marco; (PhD University of Birmingham)
    Professor, Biological and Health Systems Engineering, Arizona State University. Key Words: Neural control of movement
  • Shipstead, Zach; (PhD Georgia Institute of Technology)
    Associate Professor, Social and Behavioral Sciences, Arizona State University. Key Words: Individual differences in working memory capacity
  • Stone, Greg; (PhD University of California, San Diego)
    Associate Professor, Psychology, Arizona State University. Key Words: Mathematical modelling, Word perception, and Reaction Time analysis
  • Sugar, Thomas; (PhD University of Pennsylvania)
    Associate Professor, Engineering, Arizona State University. Key Words: Human Machine Integration, Robotics, Perception for Mobile Robots
  • Taylor, Thomas J.; (PhD Harvard)
    Associate Professor, Mathematical and Statistical Sciences, Arizona State University. Key Words: Research Interests: Machine Learning, Computer Vision, Probability, Discrete Geometry
  • Turaga, Pavan; (PhD University of Maryland)
    Assistant Professor, School of Arts Media and Engineering, Arizona State University. Key Words: Computer Vision, computational activity modeling, mobility interventions
  • Uttal, William; (PhD The Ohio State University)
    Emeritus Professor, Computing Information and System Engineering, Arizona State University. Key Words: Cognitive neurosciences
  • van Gelderen, Elly; (PhD McGill)
    Professor, English, Arizona State University. Key Words: Syntax; biolinguistics; mind/brain; language evolution
  • Walker, Erin; (PhD Carnegie Mellon University)
    Assistant Professor, Engineering, Arizona State University. Key Words: Intelligent tutoring; computer-supported collaborative learning; personalized learning environments
  • Yost, William; (PhD Indiana University)
    Research Professor, Speech and Hearing Science, Arizona State University. Key Words: Auditory behavioral neuroscience