People

  • faculty

  • Géraldine Legendre

    Professor & Chair

    PhD, University of California San Diego
    • legendre@jhu.edu
    • Krieger 249 | 230 (lab)
    • 410-516-6844 (admin) | 410-516-3334 (lab)
    • Group/Lab Website
    • Research Interests: Adult and child syntax; Optimality Theory; models of the interfaces; cross-linguistic variation
  • Mick Bonner

    Assistant Professor
    Colloquium Chair

    PhD, University of Pennsylvania
    • mfbonner@jhu.edu
    • Krieger 153 | 107 (lab)
    • Group/Lab Website
    • Research Interests: Cognitive neuroscience, computational neuroscience, vision, semantic memory, navigation, machine learning, artificial intelligence, neural networks, statistical modeling of neural representations
  • Leyla Isik

    Clare Boothe Luce Assistant Professor
    Brown Bag Talk Coordinator

    PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    • lisik@jhu.edu
    • Krieger 151 | 119 (lab)
    • Group/Lab Website
    • Research Interests: Computational cognitive neuroscience, vision, social perception, neural networks
  • Annemarie Kocab

    Assistant Research Professor
    Assistant Professor eff. July 2023

    PhD, Harvard University
    • akocab1@jhu.edu
    • Research Interests: Language emergence, language acquisition, language processing, sign languages
  • Barbara Landau

    Dick and Lydia Todd Professor

    PhD, University of Pennsylvania
    • landau@jhu.edu
    • Krieger 241A | 231 (lab)
    • 410-516-5255 | 410-516-4087 (lab)
    • Group/Lab Website
    • Research Interests: Human knowledge of language and space, typical and atypical development
  • Michael McCloskey

    Professor
    Homewood IRB Chair

    PhD, Princeton University
  • Brenda Rapp

    Professor
    Director of Graduate Admissions

    PhD, Johns Hopkins University
    • brapp1@jhu.edu
    • Krieger 135 | 131A (lab)
    • 410-516-5248 | 410-516-5244 (lab)
    • Group/Lab Website
    • Research Interests: Cognitive neuropsychology, attention, reading and writing
  • Kyle Rawlins

    Associate Professor
    Director of Graduate Studies

    PhD, University of California Santa Cruz
    • kgr@jhu.edu
    • Krieger 149 | 105 (lab)
    • Group/Lab Website
    • Research Interests: Formal semantics, pragmatics, syntax, and the interfaces of these areas, computational semantics, philosophy of language.
  • Paul Smolensky

    Krieger-Eisenhower Professor

    PhD, Indiana University
    • smolensky@jhu.edu
    • Krieger 241B
    • Research Interests: Universal grammar in Optimality Theory, integration of connectionist ('neural') and symbolic computation: computational, linguistic, and philosophical issues
  • Colin Wilson

    Professor
    Director of Undergraduate Studies

    PhD, Johns Hopkins University
    • colin@cogsci.jhu.edu
    • Krieger 247 | 138 (lab)
    • 410-516-6844 (admin)
    • Research Interests: Theoretical and experimental phonology, phonetics, cross-language perception and production, computational modeling
  • Alan Yuille

    Bloomberg Distinguished Professor

    PhD, University of Cambridge
    • alan.yuille@jhu.edu
    • Clark 324B | Krieger 147 (lab)
    • Group/Lab Website
    • Research Interests: Computational models of vision, mathematical models of cognition, and artificial intelligence and neural networks
  • lecturers

  • Uyen Le

    Junior Lecturer/Professional TA

    MA, Johns Hopkins University
  • Donald Li

    Visiting Assistant Professor

    PhD, Johns Hopkins University
    • sli97@jhu.edu
    • Krieger 245
    • Research Interests: Computational cognitive neuroscience, AI and neural networks, Visual perception, Reading and writing, Virtual Reality and vision
  • Monica Lopez-Gonzalez

    Senior Lecturer

    PhD, Johns Hopkins University
    • mlopezgonzalez@jhu.edu
    • Research Interests: Artificial Intelligence (AI), Human-Centered AI, Global AI Ethics and Governance, Human-Computer Interaction, Human Creativity and Adaptive Behavior
  • Julia Yarmolinskaya

    Senior Lecturer

    PhD, Johns Hopkins University
  • professor emeriti

  • Luigi Burzio

    • burzio@cogsci.jhu.edu
    • Research Interests: Theoretical phonology, morphology, and syntax; romance linguistics
  • secondary faculty appointments

  • Marina Bedny

    Associate Professor, Psychological and Brain Sciences

  • Justin Bledin

    Assistant Professor, Philosophy

  • Lisa Feigenson

    Professor, Psychological and Brain Sciences

  • Chaz Firestone

    Assistant Professor, Psychological & Brain Sciences

  • Jonathan Flombaum

    Associate Professor, Psychological and Brain Sciences

  • Justin Halberda

    Professor, Psychological and Brain Sciences

  • joint faculty appointments

  • Dana Boatman

    Professor, School of Medicine, Neurology and Neurosurgery

  • John E. Desmond

    Professor, School of Medicine, Neurology and Neurosurgery

  • Jason Eisner

    Professor, Whiting School of Engineering, Computer Science

  • Barry Gordon

    Professor, School of Medicine, Neurology and Neurosurgery

  • Argye Hillis

    Professor, School of Medicine, Neurology and Neurosurgery

  • Kyrana Tsapkini

    Associate Professor, Neurology, School of Medicine

  • Benjamin Van Durme

    Associate Professor, Whiting School of Engineering, Computer Science

  • other appointments

  • Jennifer Culbertson

    Adjunct Associate Professor (Professor & Director, Centre for Language Evolution, U of Edinburgh)

  • Diana Dima

    Visiting Scholar (Postdoctoral Associate, Western University)

  • Katrina Ferrara

    Visiting Scholar (Science Policy Analyst, OARC)

  • Kristin Gagnier

    Assistant Research Scientist (Senior Research Scientist, AnLar LLC)

  • Annemarie Kocab

    Assistant Research Professor
    Assistant Professor eff. July 2023

    PhD, Harvard University
    • akocab1@jhu.edu
    • Research Interests: Language emergence, language acquisition, language processing, sign languages
  • Stephen Lee

    Visiting Scholar in the Cognitive & Brain Sciences Lab

    • mlee306@jhu.edu
    • Research Interests: Reading and writing, statistical learning, language development
  • Tal Linzen

    Adjunct Assistant Professor (Assistant Professor, NYU)

  • Zoe Ovans

    Visiting Scholar in the Language & Cognition Lab (Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Pennsylvania)

  • Soojin Park

    Adjunct Associate Professor (Associate Professor, Yonsei University)

  • Jeremy Purcell

    Adjunct Assistant Research Scientist (Faulty Research Scientist, University of Maryland)

  • Yuan Tao

    Assistant Research Scientist in the Cognitive and Brain Sciences Lab

  • Robert Wiley

    Adjunct Assistant Professor (Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina Greensboro)

  • postdoctoral fellows

  • Emory Davis

    Language and Cognition Lab (Landau Lab) & Spatial Cognition Lab (Shelton Lab)

    • edavis70@jhu.edu
    • Krieger 231E
    • Research Interests: Role of language in cognitive development; understanding of abstract concepts; mental/ attitude verbs
  • Haemy Lee Masson

    Computational Cognitive Neuroscience Lab (Isik Lab)

    • haemy.leemasson@jhu.edu
    • Krieger 119
    • Research Interests: Social cognition, Computational models of social scene perception, Social impairments in autism
  • administrative staff

  • Sarah Ciotola

    Administrative Manager

  • Sue Potterfield

    Budget Analyst

  • Tony Placilla

    IT Manager - Primary CogSci IT Support

  • Brance Amussen

    Sr. Systems Administrator - Secondary CogSci IT Support

  • research laboratory staff

  • Jennifer Shea

    Sr Research Program Coordinator for the Cognitive & Brain Sciences Lab

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