Faculty

Program Director: Margery Lucas (Psychology)

Assistant Professor: Angela Carpenter

Visiting Lecturer: Adam Cooper

Advisory Committee:
Margery Lucas (Psychology)
Andrea Levitt (Linguistics and French)
Allison McIntyre (Philosophy)
Ellen Hildreth (Computer Science)

Other faculty who teach in the program:
Margaret Keane (Psychology)
Sun-Hee Lee (East Asian Languages and Cultures)
Mary Kate McGowan (Philosophy)
Jennie Pyers (Psychology)
Shaio-Wei Tham (East Asian Languages and Cultures)
Catherine Wearing (Philosophy)

  • Angela C. Carpenter

    Wellesley Faculty Assistant Professor of Cognitive and Linguistic Sciences

    B.A., Wellesley College; M.A., Ph.D., University of Massachusetts (Amherst)

    Professor of linguistics; research interests include artificial language learning and acquisition of phonology.

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  • Ellen C. Hildreth

    Professor of Computer Science

    B.S., M.S., Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Research on human vision combining computer modeling and perceptual studies; interdisciplinary computer science education.

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  • Margaret Keane

    Professor of Psychology

    A.B., Harvard College; Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology

    Interested in exploring the cognitive and neural bases of human memory capacities; teach courses in memory, cognition, and neuropsychology.

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  • Sun-Hee Lee

    Associate Professor of Korean

    B.A., M.A., Ph.D., Yonsei University; Ph.D., Ohio State University

    Focused on Korean language and culture, particularly corpus-based analysis of Korean and learner error corpus

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  • Andrea Gayle Levitt

    Margaret Clapp ’30 Distinguished Alumna Professor of French and Linguistics

    B.A., Wellesley College; M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., Yale University

    Professor of linguistics and French. Interested in language learning and speech perception and production.

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  • Margery Lucas

    Professor of Psychology and Cognitive and Linguistic Sciences

    B.S., Pennsylvania State University; M.S., Ph.D., University of Rochester

    Studies psychology of choice and desire with focus on decisions about money and mating; evolutionary approach to behavior.

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  • Mary Kate McGowan

    Luella LaMer Professor of Women's Studies; Professor of Philosophy

    B.A., Wellesley College; M.A., Ph.D., Princeton University

    Professor of metaphysics, philosophy of language and law; also teaches logic and various seminars.

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  • Alison G. McIntyre

    Virginia Onderdonk ’29 Professor of Philosophy

    B.A., M.A., Tufts University; Ph.D., Princeton University

    Main interests: philosophy of mind, moral theory, the history of moral philosophy, especially 18th-century British moral psychology.

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  • Jennie E. Pyers

    Associate Professor of Psychology

    B.A., Smith College; Ph.D., University of California (Berkeley)

    Research interests include the relationship between language and cognition, bilingualism, and the psycholinguistics of sign languages.

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  • Shiao-Wei Tham

    Assistant Professor of Chinese

    B.A., National University of Singapore; M.A., Ph.D., Stanford University

    Research: linguistics, with focus on word meaning, Chinese.

    Teaching: linguistics, Chinese language.

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  • Catherine Wearing

    Associate Professor of Philosophy

    B.A., McGill University; Ph.D., Harvard University

    Researches at the intersection of philosophy of language and cognitive science, focusing especially on figurative language.

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Contact Us

Contact Us

Department of
Cognitive and Linguistic Sciences

Green Hall
Wellesley College
106 Central Street
Wellesley, MA 02481
 

Margery Lucas
Program Director
mlucas@wellesley.edu

Tel: 781.283.3008