Our Experts

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


Dr. Patricia Janak

Professor, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences
Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, School of Medicine

I am interested in behavioral and neural mechanisms of associative learning.

Dr. Bruno Jedynak

Associate Research Professor, Department of Applied Mathematics & Statistics; Center for Imaging Science
Whiting School of Engineering

I am interested in statistical modeling and computer vision.

Dr. Lieny Jeon

Assistant Professor
School of Education

I am interested in the environmental factors that impact children’s lives.

Dr. Sara Johnson

Associate Professor, Department of Pediatrics, Department of Population, Family, and Reproductive Health
Bloomberg School of Public Health, School of Medicine

I am interested in understanding how social experiences (e.g., poverty, family relationships, neighborhood characteristics, life events) shape the biology of child development.