Cognitive Science
Department

Vassar has the oldest degree-granting undergraduate cognitive science program in the nation. The department’s key elements are sustained exposure to an integrated multidisciplinary perspective through core courses on perception and action, language, knowledge and cognition, and research methods; development of specialized expertise in a research area or methodology through electives; and completion of a senior research project or thesis.

Associate Professor and Chair of Cognitive Science
BA, Bard College; MA, PhD, University of Pennsylvania
Professor of Cognitive Science
BA, CUNY Hunter College; MA, PhD, Harvard University
Interests

Evolutionary Theory

Assistant Professor of Cognitive Science
BA, Vassar College; PhD, Indiana University-Northwest
Interests

Online Experiments
Games as Research Tools
Computational Modeling
Learning

Professor of Biology and Cognitive Science on the John Guy Vassar Chair
BA, College of the Atlantic; PhD, Duke University
Interests

Robotics
Biomechanics