Program Director: Angela Carpenter

Professor: Margery Lucas (Psychology and Cognitive & L​inguistic S​ciences)
Associate Professor: Angela Carpenter (Linguistics)
Assistant Professor: Sabriya Fisher (Linguistics)

Advisory Committee:
Angela Carpenter (Linguistics)
Ellen Hildreth (Computer Science)
Margery Lucas (Psychology and Cognitive & Linguistic Sciences)
Allison McIntyre (Philosophy)

Affiliated Faculty:
Margaret Keane (Psychology)                                                                          Sohie Lee (Computer Science)                                          
Sun-Hee Lee (East Asian Languages and Cultures)
Mary Kate McGowan (Philosophy)
Jennie Pyers (Psychology)
Catherine Wearing (Philosophy)

The source for faculty who are on leave is the faculty roster maintained by the Provost's Office


  • Visiting Lecturer in Spanish

    B.A., University of the Balearic Islands, Spain ; M.A., Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin

    My research and teaching interests focus primarily on semantics, pragmatics, syntax-semantics interfaces, Romance linguistics, dialectal and typological variation, and sociolinguistics.


  • Associate 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.


  • Assistant Professor of Cognitive and Linguistic Sciences

    B.A., Binghamton University ; M.S., University of Lyon; Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania

    Research interests include sociolinguistics, language variation & change, varieties of English, and the language varieties of the African diaspora. 


  • 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.


  • Denise Kellen '68 Professor in the Health Sciences; Professor of Psychology

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

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


  • Associate Professor of Korean

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

    Director of Korean program; focused on Korean language and culture, particularly corpus-based analysis of Korean and learner error corpus


  • Professor of Psychology and Cognitive and Linguistic Sciences

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

    My research focuses on economic decision-making from an evolutionary perspective.


  • Margaret Clapp ’30 Distinguished Alumna 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.


  • 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.


  • Professor of Psychology

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

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


  • 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.