News & Announcements Archive


Cognitive Science Colloquium Series, Spring 2018

Cognitive Science Colloquium Series, Spring 2018
Our Spring 2018 Colloquium Series will feature Brian Dillon (UMass), Gillian Gallagher (NYU), Noah Goodman (Stanford), Malissa Kibbe (Boston), Kyrana Tsapkini (JH SOM), Kenn Apel (USC). Talk titles and abstracts will be posted to our event page at least 1 week in advance of each presentation. 


Alum Awarded Best Paper in Language 2017

Alum Awarded Best Paper in Language 2017
Alumnae Angelica Buerkin-Pontrelli, A&S '11 BA (UPenn PhD student), Prof. Geraldine Legendre (JHU); Jennifer Culbertson, A&S '10 PhD (University of Edinburgh); and Thierry Nazzi (Université Paris Descartes) were presented with the 2017 Best Paper in Language Award at the LSA 2018 annual meeting. Congratulations!


Yuan Tao Receives a Teaching Postdoctoral Fellowship

Yuan Tao Receives a Teaching Postdoctoral Fellowship
Yuan Tao was awarded a Krieger School Science Teaching Postdoctoral Fellowship to teach "Decoding the Brain: Multivariate Analysis in Computational Cognitive Neuroscience" in Fall 2018. Congratulations, Yuan. This award will provide full-time support for Yuan to teach her original course. We anticipate this course will be of great interest to Cognitive Science  and Neuroscience majors with computational interests.


New Computational Cognitive Science Track

Learn about the admissions and program requirements of the newly designed Computational Cognitive Science (CCS) Track within our PhD program! Click the link above.


Senior Arunima Vijay Receives Mellon Award

Senior Arunima Vijay Receives Mellon Award
Congratulations, Arunima! This Mellon award will fund her project to join artists and writers from Johns Hopkins, MICA, Morgan State, and Loyola to create Charm City Stories: an art publication of responsive pieces inspired by stories of mental and physical health in Baltimore. Click to read more.


Barbara Landau Named William James Fellow

Barbara Landau Named William James Fellow
Barbara Landau has received a 2018 William James Fellow Award from the Association for Psychological Science, an honor that recognizes individuals for their "lifetime of significant intellectual contributions to the basic science of psychology."


Cognitive Science Colloquium Series, Fall 2017

Our Fall 2017 Colloquium Series will feature Dr. Elizabeth Coppock (Boston University) on September 21st and Aude Oliva (MIT) on October 12th. The titles and abstracts for each talk will be distributed and posted to our event webpage at least a week preceding each talk. 


Our Fall 2017 New PhD Cohort

Our Fall 2017 New PhD Cohort
Join us in welcoming our six new PhD students who are joining our department this fall: Nicole, Tom, Kyriaki, Natalia, Grusha, and Hongru. They come from a variety of backgrounds and from all corners of the globe. We can't wait to start working with them!


Awards and Honors for Bob Wiley

Awards and Honors for Bob Wiley
This month, Bob Wiley received a wave of accolades and commendations! The Dingwall Foundation selected him as a Dissertation Fellow and the new JHU Center for Medical Humanities and Social Medicine named him a Graduate Fellow. The he Society for the Neurobiology of Language bestowed a conference travel award, too. Read more...


Kyle Rawlins Receives a Promotion

Kyle Rawlins Receives a Promotion
We are happy to announce that Prof. Kyle Rawlins has been promoted to Associate Professor with tenure. Prof. Brenda Rapp commended Kyle for this achievement in saying, “Kyle is just the kind of scholar and colleague that we want to lead the Cognitive Science Department into the future!”