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  • faculty

  • 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

  • Karen Clothier

    Graduate Student

    • clothier@jhu.edu
    • Research Interests: First and second language acquisition, adult second language acquisition, pragmatic-semantic interface, cognitive basis of language learning & processing
  • Emory Davis

    Emory Davis

    Graduate Student

    • edavis70@jhu.edu
    • Research Interests: language and conceptual development, acquisition of mental and perception verbs, Theory of Mind
  • Rennie Pasquinelli

    Rennie Pasquinelli

    Graduate Student

    • rennie@jhu.edu
    • Research Interests: Cognitive development, atypical language, language acquisition, pragmatics, applications in education
  • Sadhwi Srinivas

    Sadhwi Srinivas

    Graduate Student

    • ssrini18@jhu.edu
    • Research Interests: formal, computational, and behavioral approaches to semantics and acquisition of semantics
  • Lab Alumni

  • Kristen Johannes

    Research associate, STEM at WestEd

    Ph.D., 2015
  • Daniel Dilks

    Assistant Professor of Psychology, Emory University

    Ph.D., 2005
  • Katrina Ferrara

    Postdoc, Children's National Medical Center, Georgetown University

    Ph.D., 2015
  • Emma Gregory

    Research Scientist, Defense and Veterans Brain Injury Center

    Ph.D., 2010
  • Özge Gürcanlı

    Lecturer and Research Associate, Psychology, Rice University

    Ph.D., 2012
  • 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

    Postdoc, Psychology, University of Chicago

    Ph.D., 2013
  • Joshua Viau

    Teacher at Boyd Anderson High School

    Ph.D., 2007, Northwestern University
  • post-doc

  • Cathryn Cortesa

    Cathryn Cortesa

    Postdoctoral Associate

    PhD, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
    • ccortes4@jhu.edu
    • 231E Krieger Hall
    • Research Interests: cognitive development and learning in early infancy
  • undergraduate

  • Clara Darcy

    Undergraduate Research Assistant

  • Kiley McKee

    Undergraduate Research Assistant

  • Robert Medina

    Undergraduate Research Assistant

  • Sydney Sappenfield

    Undergraduate Research Assistant