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Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Studies

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Executive Director of Neuroscience Studies; Director of the Interdisciplinary Graduate Neuroscience Concentration (I-GNC)

Sandra Hewett

Sandra Hewett 
Beverly Petterson Bishop Professor of Neuroscience; Professor of Biology

Director of the Undergraduate Neuroscience Interdisciplinary Learning Major (ILM)

Katharine (Kate) Lewis

Katharine (Kate) Lewis 
Associate Professor
Biology

Primary Advisor to Neuroscience ILM Students

Robin Jones

Robin Jones 
Lecturer in Neuroscience
Biology

Interdisciplinary Neuroscience Faculty

Emily B. Ansell, Ph.D.

Emily B. Ansell, Ph.D. 
Associate Professor
Psychology

Kevin  Antshel, Ph.D.

Kevin  Antshel, Ph.D. 
Professor and Director of Clinical Training
Psychology

Dessa 
                                        Bergen-Cico

Dessa  Bergen-Cico 
Associate Professor, Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics

Carlos A.  Castañeda

Carlos A.  Castañeda 
Assistant Professor, Biology & Chemistry

Catherine Cornwell, Ph.D.

Catherine Cornwell, Ph.D. 
Associate Professor
Psychology

Amy H. Criss, Ph.D.

Amy H. Criss, Ph.D. 
Professor and Department Chair
Psychology

Joseph W. Ditre, Ph.D.

Joseph W. Ditre, Ph.D. 
Associate Professor
Psychology

Karen A. Doherty

Karen A. Doherty 
Professor and Chair
Communication Sciences and Disorders

Bart 
                                        Farell

Bart  Farell 
Research Associate Professor of Biomedical and Chemical Engineering

  •  bfarell@syr.edu
  •   LC Smith College of Engineering and Computer Science
  • 315.443.9717
Joshua C. Felver, Ph.D.

Joshua C. Felver, Ph.D. 
Assistant Professor
Psychology

Paul Gold

Paul Gold 
Professor
Biology

Brooks B. 
                                        Gump

Brooks B.  Gump 
Professor, Public Health Graduate Program Director, Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics

Sarah E. Hall

Sarah E. Hall 
Assistant Professor
Biology

Julie M. 
                                        Hasenwinkel

Julie M.  Hasenwinkel 
Senior Associate Dean and Professor, Biomedical & Chemical Engineering

Kevin 
                                        Heffernan

Kevin  Heffernan 
Dean's Associate Professor, School of Education

James Hewett

James Hewett 
Associate Professor
Biology

Brittany 
                                        Jakubiak, PhD

Brittany  Jakubiak, PhD

Michael L. Kalish, Ph.D.

Michael L. Kalish, Ph.D. 
Professor and Associate Chair
Psychology

Donna L. Korol

Donna L. Korol 
Associate Professor
Biology

George M. Langford

George M. Langford 
Distinguished Professor of Neuroscience; Professor of Biology; Dean Emeritus of the College of Arts and Sciences

Soren Y. Lowell

Soren Y. Lowell 
Associate Professor & Associate Chair
Communication Sciences and Disorders

Jessica MacDonald

Jessica MacDonald 
Assistant Professor
Biology

Shikha 
                                        Nangia

Shikha  Nangia 
Assistant Professor, Biomedical & Chemical Engineering

Aesoon Park, Ph.D.

Aesoon Park, Ph.D. 
Associate Professor
Psychology

Jonathan L. Preston

Jonathan L. Preston 
Associate Professor
Communication Sciences and Disorders

Beth A. Prieve

Beth A. Prieve 
Professor
Communication Sciences and Disorders

Ellyn Riley

Ellyn Riley 
Assistant Professor
Communication Sciences and Disorders

John M. Russell

John M. Russell 
Emeritus Professor
Biology

Natalie Russo, Ph.D.

Natalie Russo, Ph.D. 
Assistant Professor
Psychology

Lael J. Schooler, Ph.D.

Lael J. Schooler, Ph.D. 
Professor
Psychology

Robert B. Silver

Robert B. Silver 
Professor
Biology

Robert L. 
                                        Smith

Robert L.  Smith 
Research Professor Emeritus, Biomedical & Chemical Engineering

Victoria Tumanova

Victoria Tumanova 
Assistant Professor
Communication Sciences and Disorders

Margaret A. 
                                        Voss

Margaret A.  Voss 
Professor of Practice, Falk College of Sport and Human Dynamics

Kathy R. Vander Werff

Kathy R. Vander Werff 
Associate Professor
Communication Sciences and Disorders

Torsten Wöllert

Torsten Wöllert 
Research Assistant Professor
Biology

Sarah 
                                        Woolf-King, PhD, MPH

Sarah  Woolf-King, PhD, MPH

Adjunct Faculty

Eric M. 
                                        Deshaies, MD, FAANS, FACS

Eric M.  Deshaies, MD, FAANS, FACS 
Medical Director for Endovascular and Cerebrovascular Neurosurgery; Crouse Hospital

  •  739 Irving Ave
Brian 
                                        Howell

Brian  Howell 
Assistant Professor of Neuroscience and Physiology, SUNY Upstate Medical University

Russell T. 
                                        Matthews

Russell T.  Matthews 
Assistant Professor of Neuroscience and Physiology, SUNY Upstate Medical University

Daniel Y. 
                                        Tso

Daniel Y.  Tso 
Assistant Professor of Neuroscience and Physiology, SUNY Upstate Medical University

  •  tsod@upstate.edu
  •  4111 Institute for Human Performance 505 Irving Ave
  • 315.464.5531
Frank 
                                        Middleton

Frank  Middleton 
PhD