Cognitive Science

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