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Core Faculty


Arnold, Jennifer
Professor | Cognitive Psychology Program Director
337B Davie Hall
jarnold@email.unc.edu

Dr. Arnold studies the cognitive mechanisms underlying language comprehension and production in adults and children. Visit her online: UNC Language Processing Lab.

Dr. Arnold is accepting a Cognitive or Developmental student to start Fall 2023.


Cohen, Jessica
Assistant Professor
335A Davie Hall
919-843-2664
jrcohen@unc.edu

Dr. Cohen studies how functional brain networks interact and reconfigure when confronted with changing cognitive demands, when experiencing transformations across development, and when facing disruptions in healthy functioning due to disease. Visit her online: Cohen Lab.

Dr. Cohen is accepting a Cognitive or Developmental student to start Fall 2023.


Giovanello, Kelly
Bowman and Gordon Gray Distinguished Term Professor
341A Davie Hall
(919) 843-1302
kgio@email.unc.edu

Dr. Giovanello studies behavioral, patient-based, and functional neuroimaging approaches to investigate the cognitive neuroscience of human learning and memory. Visit her online: Cognitive Neuroscience of Memory Laboratory.

Dr. Giovanello is not accepting a Cognitive or Developmental student to start Fall 2023.


Gordon, Peter
Professor
361 Davie Hall
pcg@email.unc.edu

Dr. Gordon studies word recognition and language comprehension, including the interaction between lexical and higher-levels of language processing and the coordination of language procession with memory, perception, attention, and motor control. Visit him online: Peter C. Gordon, Ph.D..

Dr. Gordon is accepting a Cognitive student to start Fall 2023.


Hopfinger, Joseph
Professor
344B Davie Hall
(919) 962-5085
hopfinger@unc.edu

Dr. Hopfinger studies the brain mechanisms of attentional control, selective perception, cognitive training, and brain plasticity using multiple measures of brain activity (EEG/ERP, fMRI) and neural stimulation (tACS). Visit him online: Joseph Hopfinger, Ph.D..

Dr. Hopfinger is accepting a Cognitive student to start Fall 2023.


Mulligan, Neil
Professor
341B Davie Hall
(919) 962-5038
nmulligan@unc.edu

Dr. Mulligan studies human memory, including implicit vs. explicit memory, episodic memory, attention, and memory retrieval. Visit him online: Neil Mulligan, Ph.D..

Dr. Mulligan is accepting a Cognitive student to start Fall 2023.


Adjunct Faculty


Adjunct Faculty have official appointments with the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience and assist the Department by collaborating with faculty, mentoring doctoral students, or teaching undergraduates.


Bornstein, Brian
Adjunct Professor | Department of Psychology
University of Nebraska Lincoln
bbornstein2@unl.edu


Fogleman, Nicholas
Adjunct Assistant Professor | Department of Psychiatry
University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
nicholas.fogleman@med.unc.edu


Schaaf, Jennifer
Adjunct Associate Professor | Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute
University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
(919) 966-9298
schaaf@unc.edu


Affiliated Faculty


Affiliated Faculty have primary appointments outside of the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience. They may be faculty members at other departments, schools, and research units on campus or with other universities in the area.


Buss, Emily
Affiliated Faculty | Department of Otolaryngology
G190 Physicians Office Building
(919) 843-9163
ebuss@med.unc.edu


Estigarribia, Bruno
Affiliated Faculty | Department of Romance Languages
332 Dey Hall
(919) 962-2062
estigarr@email.unc.edu


Grose, John
Affiliated Faculty | Department of Otolaryngology
75 MacNider Hall
(919) 962-8926
john_grose@med.unc.edu


Hall, Joseph
Affiliated Faculty | Department of Otolaryngology
170 Physician Office Building
(919) 966-3244
joseph_hall@med.unc.edu


Emeritus Faculty


Eckerman, David
Professor Emeritus
david_eckerman@unc.edu


Fillenbaum, Samuel
Retired Faculty
343 Davie Hall
usamfi@email.unc.edu


Hollins, Mark
Professor Emeritus
104 Davie Hall
mhollins@email.unc.edu
Mark Hollins, Ph.D.