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Positions Held


Associate Professor
Boston College Department of Psychology


Assistant Professor
Boston College Department of Psychology


Research Associate
Duke University Psychology Department and Center for Cognitive Neuroscience


Ph.D., Psychology and Certificate in Cognitive Science
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ


M.S., Psychology
Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ


B.A., Psychology and Mathematics Applied Science, cum laude
University of California, Los Angeles

Honors and Awards

Fellow, Association for Psychological Science, 2019 Society for Improvement of Psychological Science Mission Award for improving psychological science in the face of challenge, as contributor to the ManyBabies1 Collaboration, 2019
Boston College Faculty Sabbatical, Spring 2018
Boston College Faculty Fellowship, Spring 2014
National Science Foundation CAREER award, 2011-2016
Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship in Neuroscience, 2010-2012
International Society for Infant Studies Travel Award, 2008
Duke Center for Neuroeconomics Travel Award, 2007
National Institutes of Health Postdoctoral NRSA Fellowship, 2006-2009
Rutgers University Louis Bevier Dissertation Fellowship, 2004-2005
Rutgers University Dean’s Award for Outstanding Graduate Research, 2003
National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship Award, 2001-2004
Rutgers University Center for Cognitive Science Trainee Fellowship, 2000-2002
University of California Regents Scholarship Award, 1994-1999