I study cognitive development, with an emphasis on the mental representations that underlie children’s (1) explanations for what they observe around them, (2) concepts of natural kinds and social groups, and (3) motivation and achievement in school.
2008PhD, Stanford University
Professor, New York University, 2021–present
Associate Professor, New York University, 2016-2020
Assistant and Associate Professor, University of Illinois, 2008–2016