Our Experts

The Science of Learning Institute includes a broad network of scientists, practitioners, and educators with expertise spanning basic and applied sciences.

Dr. Neale Kinnear

Principal Psychologist, Transport Research Laboratory 

I am interested in the study of human learning and behavior applied to driving.

Dr. Alfredo Kirkwood

Professor, Department of Neuroscience
School of Medicine

I am interested in the mechanisms by which visual experience can modify cortical connections in the visual cortex, and how those mechanisms are regulated.

Dr. James Knierim

Professor, Department of Neuroscience; Zanvyl Krieger Mind/Brain Institute
Krieger School of Arts and Sciences

I am interested in the behavioral and cognitive correlates of the hippocampal formation--a brain region that is critical for forming and storing long-term memories.

Dr. Philipp Koehn

Professor, Department of Computer Science
Whiting School of Engineering

I am interested in statistical machine translation.

Dr. Anna Korzeniewska

Research Associate, Department of Neurology
School of Medicine

My research focuses on developing and applying new neural signal processing methods to study effective connectivity in human brain networks responsible for auditory and language functions.

Dr. Barbara Landau

Former Director, Science of Learning Institute and Dick and Lydia Todd Professor of Cognitive Science  1
Krieger School of Arts and Sciences

I am interested in how children and adults develop and use knowledge of the spatial world around them, how they learn language, and how their knowledge of space and language interact.

Dr. Kerry Ledoux

Research Associate, Department of Neurology
School of Medicine

I am interested in electrophysiological methods in brain research.

Dr. Gyusung Lee

Instructor, Department of Surgery
School of Medicine

I am oversee a new robotic surgery training program for residents, fellows, staffs, and teams at Johns Hopkins.

Dr. Geraldine Legendre

Professor, Department of Cognitive Science
Krieger School of Arts and Sciences

I am interested in theoretical linguistics and language acquisition, especially the structure and early acquisition of syntax as well as interfaces with morphology and semantics.

Dr. Nettie Legters

Research Scientist, Center for Social Organization of Schools and Associate Director of the Center’s Talent Development High Schools, School of Education
School of Education

I am interested in high school restructuring, teachers' work, and equity in urban education.