Welcome Mike Tomasello

Thursday, May 7, 2015
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Michael Tomasello will be joining Duke’s faculty as a Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience. Dr. Tomasello is currently the Co-Director of the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany. He is a world-renowned scholar on social... Read More »

P&N Welcomes Elika Bergelson

Thursday, May 7, 2015
The Department welcomes Elika Bergelson, who will be joining P&N as a new assistant professor on July 1, 2016. Dr. Bergelson received her PhD in Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, and is currently a Research Assistant Professor in the Brain and Cognitive Sciences Department at the... Read More »

2015 P&N Graduate Student Awards and Fellowships

Monday, April 20, 2015
Please join us  in congratulating the following graduate students for receiving awards and fellowships recently:  Lindsay Anderson - Alene Webb Dissertation Award from the Graduate School and a project award from the Duke Institute for Health Innovation for her dissertation.... Read More »

First Year Festival 2015

Friday, April 10, 2015
Congratulations to P&N's first-year graduate students for another fine first-year festival!   Today's presenters were:  Nicholas Lusk  Elijah Petter  Sara Maurer  Hannah Moshontz de la Rocha  Alyssa Van Denburg  Stephanie Komoski  Sarah Staley... Read More »

Peggy Morrell Receives Presidential Award

Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Congratulations  to Peggy Morrell, who has been selected as a recipient of a Meritorious Service Award in the 2014 Duke Presidential Awards. This is one of the highest honors given to staff and administrators at Duke – one recognizing “distinctive contributions to the university.” Over the... Read More »

Welcome Rita Svetlova

Friday, December 5, 2014
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Rita Svetlova will be joining Duke’s faculty as a Visiting Assistant Professor in Psychology and Neuroscience. Dr. Svetlova received her PhD from the University of Pittsburgh and is currently a postdoctoral fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary... Read More »

Marcus Rodriguez recipient of 2015 Samuel DuBois Cook Society Award

Friday, December 5, 2014
P&N graduate student Marcus Rodriguez is the recipient of the 2015 Samuel DuBois Cook Society Award.  The Cook Society was founded to honor Dr. Samuel BuBois Cook, the first African American faculty member hired and tenured at Duke University. The Cook Award seeks to recognize members of... Read More »

Welcome first-year graduate students!

Wednesday, August 20, 2014
P&N welcomes its first-year graduate students, who attended their first seminar today.  The 2014 students are: -Carina Block -Korrina Duffy -Elsa Friis -Stephanie Komoski -Haofang Li -Nockolas Lusk -Sara Maurer -Katherine McMahon -Hannah Monshontz -Hannah Oh -Elijah Petter -... Read More »

Congratulations P&N Graduates!

Monday, May 12, 2014
The Department of Psychology & Neuroscience honored our new PhD graduates with a dinner reception on Friday May 9. Those honored include: Kait Clark Chris Coutlee Bon-Mi Gu Jiefeng Jiang Shian-Ling Keng Sandra Nay McCourt Yuliya Nikolova Michael Stanton Tina Tognoni Sharda Umanath... Read More »

Celebrating the Career of Philip Costanzo

Monday, May 12, 2014
On Friday, May 2nd, the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience joined with the entire university in celebrating the career of our colleague and friend Philip R. Costanzo. The celebration, which was held at the Nasher Museum of Art, included a Festschrift in the afternoon featuring... Read More »