Governing Board of the Cognitive Science Society


Nora Newcombe (2013-2018)
Temple University
- Cognitive development and spatial cognition.

Chair Elect

Susan Gelman (2014-2019)
University of Michigan
- - Cognitive development, language development, categories and concepts.

Past Chair

Richard Catrambone (2011-2016)
Georgia Institute of Technology
- Problem solving, educational technology, and human-computer interaction.

Executive Officer

Anna Drummey (2016-2018)
Villanova University

Governing Board Members

Andrea Bender (2011-2016)
University of Bergen, Norway
- Interactions between language, culture, and cognition in various domains.

Laura Carlson (2011-2016)
University of Notre Dame
- Spatial representations influenced by core cognitive processes of attention, memory, perception, and language.

Jeff Elman (2010-2015)
University of California, San Diego

Michael Frank (2015-2020)
Stanford University
- Computational and experimental methods to study language learning, social cognition, and the intersection between language and thought.

Dedre Gentner (2015-2020)
Northwestern University
- Learning processes-"especially analogical learning-"conceptual representation, and interactions between language and cognition.

Kevin Gluck (2014-2019)
- Computational and mathematical cognitive process modeling; methods for accelerating and evaluating scientific progress and innovative cognitive technologies; robustness.

Susan Goldin-Meadow (2011-2015)
University of Chicago

Christoph Hoelscher (2012-2017)
Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich
- Human-computer interaction and spatial cognition.

Markus Knauff (2012-2017)
University of Giessen, Germany
- High-level cognitive processes and spatial cognition.

Teenie Matlock (2013-2018)
University of California Merced
- Metaphor, spatial language, and political language and human-computer interaction.

Terry Regier (2015-2020)
University of California, Berkeley
- Relation of language and cognition, often through computational ideas and methods applied to data from many languages.

Michael J. Spivey (2011-2015)
University of California, Merced

Governing Board Elect
Elena Andonova (2016-2021)
New Bulgarian University
Director, Cognitive Science Summer School
- Spatial communication and cognition, language processing in diverse populations, and language development in early childhood.

Morteza Dehghani (2016-2021)
University of Southern California
- Investigates properties of cognition, in conjunction to behavioral studies.

Asifa Majid (2016-2021)
Radboud University and Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics
- Communication, and cultural cognition.

Ex Officio Members

Richard P. Cooper, Cognitive Science Journal Editor
Birkbeck, University of London

Wayne D. Gray, TopiCS in Cognitive Science Journal Editor
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
- Integrated cognitive systems, computational cognitive modeling, cognitive engineering.

Matthew Crocker, Rumelhart Prize Committee Chair
Saarland University

Linda B. Smith, Glushko Prize Committee Chair
Indiana University