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MA Alumni Placement

Below are the first destinations and current positions of many of our recent MA alumni. A complete list of all MA alumni is located at the bottom of this page.

NameYearInitial Position
Last Known Position
Chen, Zirui2023PhD Student, Dept of Cognitive Science, Johns Hopkins UniversitySame
Kazemian, Atlas2023Research Coordinator, Dept. of Cognitive Science, JHUSame
Baig, Yusuf2022Associate Software Engineer, Capital OneSame
Singh, Sartaj2022Research Coordinator, Dept. of Psychology, UNC GreensboroSame
Connolly, Leila2022Operations Administrator, Office of Summer & Intersession Programs, JHUSame
Shirahatti, Angira2022Senior Product Designer, GustoSame
Shilen, Alexander2021Software Developer, FreelancePhD Student, Cognitive Science, Johns Hopkins University
Cong, Renee2021Life Sciences Consultant, Simon Kucher & PartnersManager,
Corporate Strategy & Operations,
Oscar Health
Jacobs, Emily2020Sr. Research Analyst, Allegient DefenseSame
Lin, Feikai2020Research Assist., Institute of Neuroscience, ChineseAcademy of Science (Shanghai)Same
Min, Junghyun2020Research Engineer, NCSOFTSame
Nicholson, Gemma2020Senior Research Analyst, Allegiant DefenseSame
Elmoznino, Eric2020Data Science Instructor,
Lighthouse Labs
PhD Student, Mila - Quebec AI Institute, Université de Montréal
Soulos, Paul2020PhD Student, Dept of Cognitive Science, Johns Hopkins UniversitySame
Adams, Luke2019Research Program Coord., Acute and Chronic Care,
Johns Hopkins School of Nursing
Chen, Wenjia (Karen)2019Associate, PricewaterhouseCoopers (China)Same
Sanghavi, Sachi2018Technical Associate, McGovern Institute for Brain Research, MITSame
Hatfield, Miles2017Research Associate & Science Writer, SPARK NeuroScience Writer, Telophase Corporation
2016Neuroscience Research Manager, SPARK NeuroDirector of Research, SPARK Neuro
Ruu Harn (Annie)
2016Research Assist., Visual Cognitive Neuroscience Lab, Dept of Cognitive Science, JHUPostdoctoral Associate, Yale School of Medicine
Hepner, Chris2016Research Assist., Language Production & Executive Control Lab, Dept of Neurology, Johns Hopkins School of MedicinePhD Student, Dept of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University
2016Research Assist., Neuroplasticity & Development Lab, Dept of Psychological & Brain Sciences, JHU PhD Student, Institute of Psychology, Hamburg University

All MA Alumni

Graduation YearName
2023Townley, Keaton
2023Chen, Zirui (Ray)
2023Woodard, Breukelen
2023Kazemian, Atlas
2022Yusuf Baig
2022Leila Connolly
2022Wanyi Guo
2022Mikaela Piedrahita
2022Angira Shirahatti
2022Sartaj Singh
2021Rong (Renee) Cong
2021Alexander Shilen
2020Emily Jacobs
2020Feikai Lin
2020Junghyun Min
2020Gemma Nicholson
2020Eric Elmoznino
2020Kevin Tjokro
2020 Paul Soulos
2019Nicole Dickerson
2019Ayushi Pandey
2019Lucas Adams
2019Wenjia Chen
2018Sachi Sanghavi
2017Miles Hatfield
2016Aaron Apple
2016Nicholas Becker
2016Ruu Harn (Annie) Cheng
2016Christopher Hepner
2016Rashi Pant
2016MacKenzie Young
2015Dee Ann Reisinger
2014Eta Flamholz
2014Miles Hatfield
2012Catherine Chambers
2011Ian Coffman
2009Marieke Obdeyn
2009Michael Oliver
2008David Taylor
2008Fe Vivas
2005Rebecca Morley
2005Ehren Reilly
2004Delia Hom
2004Rebecca Piorkowski
2004Oren Shwartz
2004Benjamin Slade
2004Niki Tantalou
2004Jussi Valtonen
2002Uyen Le
2001Yi-Ching Su
2000Nathan Greenslit
2000Diana Schenck
1999Brian Glucroft
1999Marina Todorova
1998Edith Boteler
1997Rebecca Hoag
1996Amy GoldSchlager
1995Cynthia Paltan
1995Anna Lindemann
1993Thomas Hicks

MA Profiles

Annie Cheng, MA 2016

Current Position: PhD Student, Dept of Psychology, Emory College

This [MA] program allowed me to discover my passion in research and prepared me for pursuing further studies in the field of Cognitive Science

Rashi Pant, MA 2016

Current Position: PhD Student, Institute of Psychology, Hamburg University

What really made the [MA] course track worth the effort was the department, with the kind of interactions I had, and guidance I got from the faculty and students.