Faculty

Anne Berry
Anne Berry
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Assistant Professor, Volen National Center for Complex Systems
781-736-3278 Lemberg Hall, 101
Office Hours: Mon 11-12:30

Expertise: Cognitive neuroscience, executive function, neuromodulator systems (dopamine, acetylcholine), aging.

Lab: Neurochemistry and Cognition Lab

Paul DiZio
Paul DiZio
Associate Professor of Psychology and of the Volen National Center for Complex Systems
781-736-2043 Rabb Graduate Center, 115
Office Hours: Mon & Wed 10-11 am

Expertise: Human spatial orientation, posture and balance, movement control and coordination, sensory-motor adaptation, motor development, multi-sensory interactions, space perception, space flight physiology, human factors in virtual environments, motion sickness, brain-computer interaction.

Lab: Ashton Graybiel Spatial Orientation Laboratory

Angela Gutchess
Angela Gutchess
Professor of Psychology and of the Volen National Center for Complex Systems
781-736-3247 Lemberg Hall, 106
Office Hours: by zoom: https://brandeis.zoom.us/my/angelagutchess

Expertise: Effects of age and culture on memory and social cognition.

Lab: Aging, Culture and Cognition Laboratory

Jennifer Gutsell
Jennifer Gutsell
Graduate Program Head
Associate Professor of Psychology and of the Volen National Center for Complex Systems
781-736-3308 Volen National Center for Complex Systems, 220
Office Hours: TBD

Expertise: Social and affective neuroscience; cross-group resonance; emotion and self-control; empathy and environmentalism.

Lab: Social Interaction and Motivation Laboratory

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James Howard
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Volen National Center for Complex Systems
781-736-3252 Brown Social Science Center 108
Office Hours: by zoom only: https://brandeis.zoom.us/j/92925802304

Expertise: Cognitive neuroscience, reward, learning, decision-making, chemosensation.

Lab: Reward, Learning, and Decision Making Lab

Shantanu Jadhav
Shantanu Jadhav
Associate Professor of Psychology and of the Volen National Center for Complex Systems
781-736-3147 Bassine Science Building, 301
Office Hours: Zoom by appointment

Expertise: Neurophysiology of learning and decision-making.

Lab: Learning, Memory and Decision Making Lab

Donald Katz
Donald Katz
Professor of the Volen National Center for Complex Systems
781-736-3268 Bassine Science Building, 345
Office Hours: Tue & Thu 8:30-9:50 am and by appt/zoom

Expertise: Neural dynamics of gustatory perception and learning.

Lab: Katz Lab

Margie Lachman
Margie Lachman
Minnie and Harold Fierman Professor of Psychology
781-736-3255 Lemberg Hall, 107
Office Hours: Wed 2:30-3:30 pm

Expertise: Life-span development, midlife, aging, sense of control, adult personality, memory, health-promoting behaviors, intervention research to improve cognitive and physical functioning.

Lab: Lifespan Developmental Psychology Laboratory

James Lackner
James Lackner
Meshulam and Judith Riklis Professor of Physiology and of the Volen National Center for Complex Systems
781-736-2033 Rabb Graduate Center, 114
Office Hours: Tues 5-6 pm and by appointment

Expertise: Spatial orientation, human movement control, adaptation to unusual force environments.

Lab: Ashton Graybiel Spatial Orientation Laboratory

Xiaodong Liu
Xiaodong Liu
Coordinator, Master's Program
Associate Professor of Psychology
781-736-3244 Brown Social Science Center, 106
Office Hours: Tues 12-1:30 pm and by appt or zoom

Expertise: Applied statistics; linear and nonlinear multilevel modeling / hierarchical linear modeling (HLM); structural equation modeling (SEM); general and generalized linear modeling; longitudinal data analysis child development: factors (at individual, familial, communal and cultural levels) related to child psychological adjustment (internalizing and externalizing) and school performance.

Teresa Vann Mitchell
Teresa Vann Mitchell
Undergraduate Advising Head
Senior Lecturer in Psychology
781-736-5333 Brown Social Science Center, Brown 107
Office Hours: Tue & Thu 1:30-2:30 pm or by zoom: https://brandeis.zoom.us/j/93105067543

Expertise: Developmental cognitive neuroscience and psychology.

Robert Sekuler
Robert Sekuler
Department Chair
Louis and Frances Salvage Professor of Psychology
781-736-3277 Volen National Center for Complex Systems, 242
Office Hours: TBD

Expertise: Visual perception, cognitive processes, particularly visual memory, navigation of complex environments, imitation of seen actions, age-related changes in cognitive function.

Lab: Vision Lab

Hannah R. Snyder
Hannah R. Snyder
Assistant Professor of Psychology
781-736-3272 Lemberg Hall, 102
Office Hours: Mon 3:45-4:45 pm, Thu 10-11 am; zoom requests at: http://bit.ly/ProfSnyderOfficeHours

Expertise: Cognitive processes, adolescent development, developmental psychopathology.

Lab: CoPE Lab

Ellen Wright
Ellen Wright
Associate Professor of Psychology
781-736-2809 Brown Social Science Center, 128
Office Hours: Tues 1-2:30 and Wed 9-10:30 and by zoom: https://brandeis.zoom.us/j/95705267411

Expertise: The intersection between clinical psychology, depression, gender, development, emotion regulation, specifically: gender and developmental differences in and risks for depression; risk, resiliency and depression prevention; emotion regulation, self-focused attention, rumination and reflection; coping, and development; psychosomatic obstetrics and gynecology and affective disorders (i.e., postpartum depression and Premenstrual Dysphoric Disorder).

Jutta Wolf
Jutta Wolf
Assistant Professor
781-736-3297 Brown Social Sciences Center, 103
Office Hours: Tues 3-4 pm via Zoom: https://brandeis.zoom.us/j/93715809394?pwd=NzNLTmpXak8yU1VnRFI0cFNwMHdBZz09

Expertise: Psychoneuroendocrinology, psychoneuroimmunology.

Lab: Health Psychology Laboratory

Affiliated Faculty

Rick Alterman
Rick Alterman
Professor of Computer Science
781-736-2703 Volen National Center for Complex Systems, 212

Expertise: Computer-supported communication, cooperation and collaboration; learning and technology, cognitive engineering and modeling; human computer interaction; communication and discourse; internet and society.

Susan J. Birren
Susan J. Birren
Zalman Abraham Kekst Chair in Neuroscience
781-736-2680 Shapiro Science Center, 1-06A

Expertise: Developmental neurobiology.

Jane Ebert
Jane Ebert
Associate Professor of Marketing, Brandeis International Business School
781-736-2294 Lemberg Academic Center, 250

Expertise: Consumer judgment and decision-making; affect and emotion; temporal discounting; health promotion.

Janet McIntosh
Janet McIntosh
Professor of Anthropology
781-736-2215 Brown Social Science Center, 226

Expertise: Linguistic anthropology; psychological anthropology; religion, ethnicity and race; nationalism, colonialism and post-coloniality; military; East Africa; United States.

Andrew Molinsky
Andrew Molinsky
Professor of International Management and Organizational Behavior in the Brandeis International Business School
Director, Perlmutter Institute for Global Business Leadership
781-736-2255 Lemberg Academic Center, 254
Office Hours: By appointment

Expertise: Emotionally demanding tasks at work, including necessary evils and cross-cultural code-switching.

Jerry Samet
Jerry Samet
Associate Professor of Philosophy
781-736-2783 Rabb Graduate Center, 305

Expertise: Philosophy of mind, philosophy of psychology, cognitive science, history of philosophy.

Adjunct Faculty

Sonja Krstic
Visiting Professor
781-736-3257 Brown 104
Office Hours: TBD
sarah lupis
Sarah B. Lupis
Adjunct Professor of Psychology
781-736-3303 Brown 125
Office Hours: via Zoom. Email: slupis@brandeis.edu

Expertise: Intersectionality of emotion and sympathetic nervous system and neuroendocrine stress responses, and predictors and moderators of these underlying mechanisms, including the effects of age, culture, gender and body image.

Nicolas Rohleder
Nicolas Rohleder
Associate Research Professor of Psychology
781-736-3319 Brown Social Science Center, 109

Expertise: Human psychoneuroimmunologal and psychoneuroendocrinologal research, in particular how acute and chronic stress is translated into pathophysiological mechanisms at the level of organs and cells.

Lab: Health Psychology Laboratory

Emeriti

Joseph Cunningham
Joseph Cunningham
Professor Emeritus of Psychology
781-736-3304 Brown Social Science Center, 317
Office Hours: Mon 12:30-1:30, and Thurs 1-2 pm. Contact in advance for zoom info at: cunningh@brandeis.edu

Expertise: Clinical and developmental psychology, nonverbal communication, emotional development; gender differences.

Maurice Hershenson
Professor Emeritus of Psychology

Expertise: Visual space perception and information processing; monocular visual space perception: size and shape constancy and the metric perceived space.

Ray Jackendoff
Professor Emeritus of Linguistics and Volen National Center for Complex Systems
781-736-3264

Expertise: Semantics of natural language, syntax, general linguistic theory, evolution of language, language and spatial cognition, consciousness, social cognition, music cognition.

Raymond Knight
Raymond Knight
Professor Emeritus of Psychology
781-736-3259 Lemberg Hall, 103
Office Hours: by appointment via email at knight2@brandeis.edu

Expertise: Clinical psychology and experimental psychopathology, with specific expertise in psychopathy, sexual aggression and bullying.

Joan Maling
Professor Emerita of Linguistics and of the Volen National Center for Complex Systems

Expertise: Linguistics. Syntactic theory, historical syntax, metrics, syntactic theory, Icelandic syntax, Korean syntax.

Ricardo Morant
Professor Emeritus of Psychology and Volen National Center for Complex Systems
781-736-3269 Brown Social Science Center, 322

Expertise: Perception and sensory processes; experimental psychology; art and illusion.

Malcolm Watson
Professor Emeritus of Psychology
Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences

Expertise: Developmental psychology.

Arthur Wingfield
Arthur Wingfield
Professor Emeritus of Neuroscience
781-736-3270 Volen National Center for Complex Systems, 363

Expertise: Age-related hearing loss in older adults and its effects on cognitive function, speech comprehension and memory.

Lab: Memory and Cognition Lab

Jerome Wodinsky
Professor Emeritus of Psychology

Expertise: Comparative psychology, learning theory, sensory physiology.

Leslie Zebrowitz
Leslie Zebrowitz
Professor Emeritus of Psychology
781-736-3263 Lemberg Hall, 104

Expertise: Social psychology, face perception, facial stereotypes (babyfaceness, attractiveness), aging and social perception.

Lab: Face Perception Lab