Principal Investigators

Waisman Center Investigators

Andrew Alexander, PhD

Position title: Professor, Medical Physics and Psychiatry

Karla Ausderau, PhD

Position title: Assistant Professor, Kinesiology

Anita Bhattacharyya, PhD

Position title: Assistant Professor, Cell and Regenerative Biology

Lauren Bishop, PhD

Position title: Assistant Professor, School of Social Work

Daniel Bolt, PhD

Position title: Nancy C. Hoefs-Bascom Professor of Educational Psychology

Pelin Cengiz, MD

Position title: Associate Professor, Pediatrics

Qiang Chang, PhD

Position title: Professor, Medical Genetics and Neurology

Bradley T Christian, PhD

Position title: Professor, Medical Physics and Psychiatry

Richard J Davidson, PhD

Position title: William James & Vilas Professor of Psychology & Psychiatry

Leann Smith DaWalt, PhD

Position title: Director, University Center for Excellence In Developmental Disabilities

Doug Dean III, PhD

Position title: Assistant Professor, Pediatrics

Viji Easwar, PhD

Position title: Assistant Professor, Communication Sciences and Disorders

Susan Ellis Weismer, PhD

Position title: Oros Family Chair and Professor, Communication Sciences and Disorders

Peter Ferrazzano, MD

Position title: Professor, Pediatrics

H. Hill Goldsmith, PhD

Position title: Fluno Bascom Professor & Leona Tyler Professor of Psychology

Tracy L. Hagemann, PhD

Position title: Senior Scientist

Sigan Hartley, PhD

Position title: Associate Professor, 100 Women Chair in Human Ecology

Edward Michael Hubbard, PhD

Position title: Associate Professor, Educational Psychology

Janet E. Lainhart, MD

Position title: Psychiatrist and Professor, School of Medicine and Public Health

James J. Li, PhD

Position title: Assistant Professor, Psychology

Marsha R. Mailick, PhD

Position title: Emeritus Vice Chancellor for Research and Graduate Education

Albee Messing, VMD, PhD

Position title: Professor Emeritus, Comparative Biosciences

Ben Parrell, PhD

Position title: Assistant Professor, Communication Sciences and Disorders

Seth Pollak, PhD

Position title: Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Pediatrics

Jenny Saffran, PhD

Position title: Distinguished Professor, Psychology

Kristin Shutts, PhD

Position title: Professor, Psychology

Audra Sterling, PhD

Position title: Associate Professor, Communication Sciences and Disorders

John Svaren, PhD

Position title: Professor, Comparative Biosciences

Brittany G. Travers, PhD

Position title: Associate Professor, Kinesiology

Houri K. Vorperian, PhD

Position title: Senior Scientist, Waisman Center

Su-Chun Zhang, MD, PhD

Position title: Professor, Neuroscience and Neurology

Xinyu Zhao, PhD

Position title: Professor, Neuroscience, Jenni & Kyle Professor

Waisman Affiliates

Randolph Ashton, PhD

Position title: Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Anjon Audhya, PhD

Position title: Professor, Biomolecular Chemistry

Christopher L. Coe, PhD

Position title: Professor, Psychology

Erik W. Dent, PhD

Position title: Professor, Neuroscience

Timothy M. Gomez, PhD

Position title: Professor, Neuroscience

Aviad Hai, PhD

Position title: Assistant Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Zhen Huang, PhD

Position title: Associate Professor, Neurology

Jeffrey Johnson, PhD

Position title: Professor, Pharmacy

Sterling C. Johnson, PhD

Position title: Professor, Department of Medicine

Ned H. Kalin, MD

Position title: Professor, Psychiatry

Darcie L. Moore, PhD

Position title: Assistant Professor, Neuroscience

Robert A. Pearce, MD, PhD

Position title: Professor and Chair of Anesthesiology

Ari Rosenberg, PhD

Position title: Assistant Professor, Computational Neuroscience

Krishanu Saha, PhD

Position title: Associate Professor, Biomedical Engineering

Masatoshi Suzuki, DVM, PhD

Position title: Associate Professor, Comparative Biosciences

Donna Werling, PhD

Position title: Assistant Professor, Genetics