(Ph.D. in Computer Science, MIT 2000)
Department of Linguistics, Computer Science &
Institute for Research in Cognitive Science
University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Office: Williams 608
I am on leave in the Fall of 2013.
Cognitive Science Majors
Professor Russell Epstein will serve as the interim Program
Director for Cognitive Science; please refer to the Majors Page
for information about his office hours and advising schedules.
The permanent contact email address for
Cognitive Science matters will be firstname.lastname@example.org.
Emails to my or Professor Epstein's regular Penn email
address may not be answered in a timely fashion.
I will resume the Directorship on January 1st, 2014.
I did my graduate work with Bob
Berwick and Noam
Chomsky in the MIT
AI Lab, an incredibly fun place. I then took up a faculty
position in linguistics and psychology at Yale. I moved to Penn in
2006 to join a uniquely interdisciplinary community for language
and cognitive science research.
- Language acquisition,
processing, and change
- Morphology and the mental
- Computational linguistics
- The evolution of language
Knowledge and Learning in Natural Language
Recent graduate student collaborators: Kyle