How does the mind work? Seeking
answers to this broad question, I focus on
language production and decision-making. I
create computational models of cognition via inference from large-scale datasets and experiments.
My work in cognitive science is aided by
computer science; my contributions to computer science are
inspired by cognition.
Recently funded projects include three NSF
grants in linguistics, computer science and
social sciences, and an Air Force OSR contract.
Please see here for details on these projects,
and contact me for job opportunities.
Penn State, 2012-:
Asst. Professor, Information Sciences
Carnegie Mellon, 2008-11: Post-doc, Psychology
Edinburgh, 2008: PhD, Informatics/Cognitive Science
U. C. Dublin, 2004: MSc, Computer Science
Potsdam, 2002: Dipl., Linguistics
Founder, 2005-: Aquamacs Emacs