An organization is only as good as the people who breathe life into it. Cognitive Science is extremely fortunate to be driven by the efforts of dedicated and talented faculty and staff. 

Our faculty come from many departments on campus, and are at the top of each of their respective fields. They share a commitment to interdisciplinary inquiry and to developing a comprehensive understanding of the human mind. 

Cognitive Science Board

This group of faculty develop strategic vision for the program

  • John Campbell (Philosophy)
  • Terrance Deacon (Anthropology)
  • Andrew Wooyoung Kim (Anthropology) 
  • Alexei Efros (Computer Science)
  • Robert Glushko (Cognitive Science)
  • Alison Gopnik (Psychology)
  • Richard Ivry (Psychology)
  • Michael Jordan (Computer Science, Statistics)
  • Jitendra Malik (Computer Science)
  • Terry Regier (Linguistics, Cognitive Science)
  • Stuard Russell (Computer Science)

Our Staff

  • Rachel Crow: Director of Administration
  • Neil Gali: Office Manager
  • MacKenzie Moore: Assistant Director for Student Services
  • Catherine Byrne: Academic Advisor
  • Meagan Mason: Academic Advisor
  • Maura Vyrdaghs: Academic Personnel Analyst
  • Nodi Khan: Marketing and Communications Assistant