People

Faculty

Barbara Landau

Barbara Landau
Principal Investigator; Dick and Lydia Todd Professor of Cognitive Science
landau@jhu.edu
241A Krieger Hall
Research Interests: Human knowledge of language and space, typical and atypical development

Graduate Students

Rennie Pasquinelli

Rennie Pasquinelli
PhD Student
rennie@jhu.edu
Research Interests: Cognitive development, atypical language, language acquisition, pragmatics, applications in education

Natalia Talmina

Natalia Talmina
PhD Student
talmina@jhu.edu
Research Interests: mapping between semantic and conceptual knowledge, spatial language, spatial cognition

Post-Doc

Emory Davis

Emory Davis
Postdoctoral Fellow
PhD 2019, Johns Hopkins University
emorydavis@jhu.edu
231E Krieger Hall
Research Interests: language and conceptual development, acquisition of mental and perception verbs, Theory of Mind

Undergraduate Research Assistants

  • Ayisat Adegbindin
  • Ana Fahey
  • Nafisa Haque
  • Stella Li
  • Zihan Wang

Lab Alumni

Karen Clothier
Senior Analyst, Spectrum Policy and Regulations Teltrium Solutions LLC
Ph.D., 2019

Cathryn Cortesa
Behavioral Insights Research Manager, Ford Motor Company
Ph.D., 2016, University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Daniel Dilks
Assistant Professor of Psychology, Emory University
Ph.D., 2005

Giulia Elli
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Michigan
Ph.D., 2019 (JHU Psychological and Brain Sciences)

Katrina Ferrara
Science Policy Analyst at the National Institute of Mental Health
Ph.D., 2015

Emma Gregory
Research Scientist, Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center
Ph.D., 2010

Özge Gürcanlı
Director of Digital Psychological Sciences and Senior Lecturer, Rice University
Ph.D., 2012

Kristen Johannes
Senior Research Associate, STEM at WestEd
Ph.D., 2015

Laura Lakusta
Associate Professor of Psychology, Montclair State University
Ph.D., 2005

Shevaun Lewis
Assistant Director, Language Science Center, University of Maryland
Ph.D., 2013, University of Maryland

Lilia Rissman
Research Scientist, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Ph.D., 2013

Joshua Viau
Teacher at Boyd Anderson High School
Ph.D., 2007, Northwestern University

Former Undergraduate Research Assistants

  • Clara Darcy
  • Kiley McKee
  • Robert Medina
  • Maddy Polen
  • Saena Sadiq
  • Sydney Sappenfield
  • Mingyu Yang
  • Arunima Vijay