Directory

R Baker

Graduate Program Assistant
Cognitive Science Program Affiliate

Contact for Zoom link
PhD Candidate in English; Graduate Program Assistant for Cognitive Science

F. Gregory Ashby

Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Psychological & Brain Sciences
Dynamical Neuroscience
Cognitive Science Faculty Affiliate

3847 Psychology East
Cognitive & neural mechanisms of human learning; Cognitive neuroscience; Mathematical psychology.

Charles Bazerman

Distinguished Professor of Education
Cognitive Science Faculty Affiliate

Science and Technology studies; writing in society; rhetoric; discourse theory

Janet Bourne

Assistant Professor, Music Theory Program
Cognitive Science Steering Committee

Music Building 1121
Music cognition; music theory; cognitive methodologies

Mary Betsy Brenner

Professor of Education (Emerita)
Cognitive Science Faculty Affiliate

Cognitive science of education; qualitative methodology; educational anthropology; mathematics education

Mary Bucholtz

Professor of Linguistics
Cognitive Science Faculty Affiliate
Department of Anthropology, Faculty Affiliate
Gevirtz Graduate School of Education, Faculty Affiliate
Comparative Literature, Faculty Affiliate

Sociocultural linguistics; language and identity; linguistic representation; language, gender, and sexuality; African American English; US Spanish; language in California

Julie Carlson

Distinguished Professor of English
Cognitive Science Faculty Affiliate
Director, Literature and Mind Research Center

South Hall 2702
Literature and Mind; British Romanticism; Feminist, race, and queer theories; politics of inter-group friendship

Daniel Conroy-Beam

Assistant Professor of Psychological & Brain Sciences
Cognitive Science Faculty Affiliate
Computational Mate Choice Lab, Director

Psychology East, Room 2831
Developmental & Evolutionary Psychology; Computational models of mate choice; agent-based modeling

Leda Cosmides

Distinguished Professor of Psychological & Brain Sciences
Cognitive Science Faculty Affiliate
Department of Anthropology Faculty Affiliate
UCSB Center for Evolutionary Psychology, Co-Director

leda.cosmides@psych.ucsb.edu
Evolutionary psychology; cognition; domain-specific reasoning

John W Du Bois

Professor of Linguistics
Cognitive Science Faculty Affiliate

South Hall 3520
Discourse and grammar; sociocultural linguistics; referential pragmatics; grammaticization and emergence; complex adaptive linguistics; corpus linguistics; transcription; Mayan languages

Richard Duran

Professor of Education
Cognitive Science Faculty Affiliate
Associate Dean for Faculty Equity

Education 3141
ESL; Reading education; Educational measurement; Bilingualism Educational assessment; Design and evaluation of literacy interventions for at-risk students; Educational testing; Bilingual education; Secondary education; Urban education; Educational technology; Cognitive psychology: cognition, intelligence, memory; Psychosocial development

Miguel Eckstein

Professor of Psychological & Brain Sciences
Cognitive Science Faculty Affiliate
Vision & Image Understanding Lab, Director
Mellichamp Initiative in Mind & Machine Intelligence, Founder & Co-Director

Psychology East, Room 3806
Cognition; Perception; Cognitive Neuroscience; AI-human interaction; Computational models of human vision, visual search, attention, perceptual learning

Steve Gaulin

Professor of Anthropology
Cognitive Science Faculty Affilate

HSSB 1016
Evolutionary Psychology; Cognitive Adaptations; Evolution of Sex Differences; Evolutionary, developmental, and neurological bases of spatial cognition

Michael Gazzaniga

Distinguished Professor of Psychological & Brain Sciences
Cognitive Science Faculty Affiliate
SAGE Center for the Study of the Mind, Director

Psychology East, Room 3803
Cognitive neuroscience; brain imaging and anatomy; visual psychophysics

Tamsin German

Professor of Psychology
Cognitive Science Faculty Affiliate
UCSB Cognition & Development Laboratory, Director

Psychology East, 3807
Developmental and Evolutionary Psychology; Cognitive and Conceptual Development; Acquisition of mental state concepts; children's development; relationships between counterfactual thinking and causal reasoning

Barry Giesbrecht

Professor of Psychological & Brain Sciences
Cognitive Science Faculty Affiliate
UCSB Attention Lab, Principle Investigator
Dynamical Neuroscience, Faculty Affiliate

Psychology East, Room 3805
Spatial and temporal dynamics of selective visual attention; attention and performance; contextual influences of attention; cognitive neuroscience

Stefan Th. Gries

Professor of Linguistics
Cognitive Science Steering Committee

SH 3506
Corpus linguistics; statistical methods in linguistics; usage-based linguistics/construction grammar; corpus linguistics & law

Michael Gurven

Professor of Anthropology
Cognitive Science Faculty Affiliate

HSSB 2060
Behavioral ecology; Evolutionary medicine; Human biology; Biodemography of human lifespan & aging; Social and economic behavior

John M. Hajda

Associate Director, SAGE Center for the Study of the Mind
Cognitive Science Faculty Affiliate
Faculty Affiliate, Department of Music

3804 Psychology East
Psychoacoustics of musical timbre; Film Music Cognition; Systematic Musicology

Mary Hegarty

Distinguished Professor of Psychological & Brian Sciences
Cognitive Science Steering Committee
Hegarty Spatial Thinking Lab, Director

Psychology East, 2835
Cognitive neuroscience; Cognition & Perception; Comprehension & reasoning; spatial cognition; individual differences

Tobias Höllerer

Professor of Computer Science
Cognitive Science Steering Committee
UCSB Media Arts & Technology Program Faculty Affiliate

2155 Harold Frank Hall
Visual Computing and Interaction; Machine Learning and Data Mining; Social Computing; Human-Computer Interaction; Visualization & Computer Graphics; VR & Augmented Reality; Wearable & Ubiquitous Computing

Krzysztof Janowicz

Professor of Geography
Cognitive Science Faculty Affiliate
Director, UCSB Center for Spatial Studies

4830 Ellison Hall

Dominique Jullien

Professor of French and Comparative Literature
Cognitive Science Steering Committee
Director, Graduate Center for Literary Studies
Chair, Comparative Literature Program

Phelps 5220
Cognitive Approaches to Literature; Contemporary Literature and Culture; Intertextuality and Rewriting; Literature and the fantastic

Dan Korman

Professor of Philosophy
Cognitive Science Faculty Affiliate

South Hall 5716
Philosophy of Mind; Philosophy of Language; Epistemology; Metaphysics

Kenneth Kosik

Professor of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology (MCDB)
Cognitive Science Faculty Affiliate (Non-Affiliated Dept)
Harriman Professor of Neuroscience

6139A, Biology II
Biomedical science; neuroscience; developmental/stem cell biology; genetics & genomics; systems & quantitative biology;

JoAnn Kuchera-Morin

Professor of Media Arts & Technology
Professor of Music Composition
Cognitive Science Faculty Affiliate
Director & Chief Scientist; AlloSphere Research Facility

Electronic & computer-generated music; creative & computational systems; mixed media composition; augmented reality

Amy Kyratzis

Professor of Education
Cognitive Science Faculty Affiliate

Education 3127
language development; bilingual language development; language socialization; socialization of gender and bilingual practices in children’s peer interactions; children’s narrative and emergent literacy

Zoe Liberman

Assistant Professor of Psychological & Brain Sciences
Cognitive Science Faculty Affiliate
Liberman Child Studies Lab, Director

Psychology East, Room 3821
Cognitive development, social cognition, and social learning in infancy and childhood

Alan Liu

Distinguished Professor of English
Cognitive Science Faculty Affiliate
Director, Transcriptions Digital Humanities & New Media Research Center
Media Arts & Technology Faculty Affiliate
Center for Information, Technology, and Society Faculty Affiliate

South Hall 2521
Digital humanities; machine-learning approaches to intellectual history; new media studies; computational methods for distant reading

B.S. Manjunath

Professor of Electrical & Computer Engineering
Cognitive Science Faculty Affiliate (Non-Affiliated Dept)
Director, Center for Bio-Image Informatics

Image processing, computer vision, pattern recognition, neural networks, learning algorithms, content based search in multimedia databases

Andrew Maul

Associate Professor of Education
Cognitive Science Program Affiliate

History and Philosophy of Science; Philosophy of Measurement; Validity Theory; Conceptual foundations of research methodology in the human sciences

Richard Mayer

Distinguished Professor of Psychological & Brain Sciences
Cognitive Science Steering Committee
Mayer Lab for Research on Learning & Instruction, Director

Psychology East, 3841
Human Learning; Problem-Solving; Educational Psychology; Cognition & Perception, Human-Computer Interaction, Mathematical & Scientific Reasoning

Michael Miller

Professor of Psychological & Brain Sciences
Cognitive Science Faculty Affiliate
Miller Memory Lab, Director

Psychology East, Room 3835
Human memory and decision making; cognitive neuroscience; neuroimaging

Daniel R Montello

Professor of Geography
Cognitive Science Faculty Affiliate
Affiliated Faculty, Dept of Psych & Brain Sciences

Spatial perception, cognition and behavior; cognitive aspects of cartography and GIS; environmental psychology and behavioral geography

Robin L. Nabi

Professor of Communication
Cognitive Science Faculty Affiliate

SSMS 4137
Persuasion; Emotion & Cognition; Mass Media Effects; Health Communication

Marcos Novak

Professor of Media Arts & Technology
Cognitive Science Faculty Affiliate

2207 Elings Hall
Media & Virtual Architecture; Transvergence; Transarchitecture

Fabian Offert

Professor of Germanic & Slavic Studies
Cognitive Science Faculty Affiliate (Non-Affiliated Dept)
Assistant Professor of History & Theory of Digital Humanities & Artificial Intelligence

Phelps 6327
Digital/Computational Humanities; artificial intelligence; neural networks

Yukari Okamoto

Professor of Education
Cognitive Science Faculty Affiliate

Education 3135
Cognitive development; Cognitive psychology; Cross-national, cross-cultural comparisons of teaching and learning outcomes; Development of numerical, scientific and spatial understandings; Early childhood education; Mathematical cognition; Problem solving; Promoting female participation in mathematics, science and technology; Theories of the mind

Sowon Park

Assistant Prof of English
Cognitive Science Steering Committee

SH 2719
Neurocognitive Literary Criticism; British Modernism; Political Fiction; World Literature; Script and Translation

Geoffrey Raymond

Professor of Sociology
Cognitive Science Faculty Affiliate (Non-affiliated Dept)

SSMS 3413
Conversation Analysis; ethnomethodology; sociology of science & technology; sociology of mass communication

Scott Reid

Professor of Communication
Cognitive Science Faculty Affiliate

SSMS 4411
Social & Evolutionary Psychology; Psychology of communication within and between groups; evolution and human communication

Sarah Roberts

Assistant Professor of Education
Cognitive Science Faculty Affiliate

Mathematics Education; Teacher Education and Professional Development; Educational Equity

Laura Romo

Professor of Education
Cognitive Science Faculty Affiliate

Education 3133
Adolescent development; Latino health and youth risk behaviors; Latina mother-daughter communication; Science/health education; Preschool science education; First generation Latino college students’ academic and social integration

Jonathan Schooler

Distinguished Professor of Psychological & Brain Sciences
Cognitive Science Faculty Affiliate
META Lab, Principle Investigator
Center for Mindfulness & Human Potential, Director

Psychology East, Room 3817
Consciousness, memory, the relationship between language and thought; mindfulness; metacognition; mental states

Ambuj Singh

Professor of Computer Science
Cognitive Science Faculty Affiliate

3119 Engineering 1
Network machine learning; network science; biological data (incl bioimages & brain networks)

Steven Smith

Professor of Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology
Cognitive Science Faculty Affiliate (Non-Affiliated Dept)

Education 1163
Neuropsychological and personality assessment; clinical sport psychology; diversity issues in assessment; psychology of men & boys

Misha Sra

Professor of Computer Science
Cognitive Science Faculty Affiliate
Director, Perceptual Engineering Lab
Media Arts & Technology Faculty Affiliate

Human-Computer Interaction; wearable computing; machine learning; Perceptual engineering

Ann Taves

Distinguished Professor (Emerita)
Cognitive Science Faculty Affiliate
Research Professor

HSSB 3085
Cognition, culture, and religious experience; situated cognition and historical processes; cognitive science of religion

Simon Todd

Assistant Professor of Linguistics
Cognitive Science Faculty Affiliate

South Hall 3514
Computational linguistics; psycholinguistics; corpus linguistics; speech perception; language variation, change, and evolution; phonology and its interactions with morphology and syntax

John Tooby

Professor of Anthropology
Cognitive Science Faculty Affiliate

HSSB 1010
Evolutionary psychology; evolutionary biology; cognitive psychology; social psychology; economics; hominid-behavioral evolution; behavioral ecology; evolutionary genetics

William Wang

Professor of Computer Science
Cognitive Science Faculty Affiliate
Director, UCSB Natural Language Processing Group
Director, Center for Responsible Machine Learning

Henley Hall, 2005
Natural Language Processing; Machine Learning; Computer Vision; Artificial Intelligence; Computational social science

Yuan-Fang Wang

Professor of Computer Science
Cognitive Science Faculty Affiliate

Engineering 1, 3113
Computer Vision, Medical Image Analysis, Machine Learning, Computer Graphics, Bioinformatics, Robotics, Artificial Intelligence

Rene Weber

Professor of Communication
Cognitive Science Steering Committee
PI for Media Neuroscience Lab, Neuroscience Research Institute

SSMS 4405; SSMS 4323 (Media Neuroscience Lab)
Media Neuroscience, Dynamical Neuroscience, Media-Multitasking and Attention Disorders, Moral Judgment and Conflict in Narratives, Media Violence and Aggression, Persuasion Neuroscience, Cognitive Control and Flow Experiences, Research Methods and Statistics, Computational Communication Science

Aaron Zimmerman

Professor of Philosophy
Cognitive Science Program Director
Cognitive Science Steering Committee

South Hall 5707
Philosophy of Mind; Epistemology; Action Theory; Moral Psychology and Rationality