Work Positions:

Professor of Psychology at SUNY at Stony Brook, NY 1993 -


1979 Ph.D. in Psychology, University of California, San Diego - Advisor David E. Rumelhart Core faculty of LNR lab: Don Norman, Dave Rumelhart, and James McCelland Faculty collaborator: Elissa Newport

Dissertation title: "Speech is Specialized, Not Special"

Masters thesis: "Phonemic Restoration: Context Effects and Individual Difference

1975 B.A. in Psychology, Cornell University New York - Advisor Gordon Wilcox. Other influential faculty Ulric Neisser, Stephanie Shattuck-Hufnagel, Jack Catlin, and James Farber

Undergraduate thesis:"Yakker II: A Speech Understanding System and its Psychological Basis"