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lera boroditsky

ucsd, cognitive science building, room 166
lera at ucsd dot edu
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academic positions

2013-0000 Associate Professor, Cognitive Science, UCSD
2004-2013 Assistant Professor of Psychology, Stanford University
2003-2004 Class of 1942 Career Development Professor at MIT
2001-2004 Assistant Professor in the Department of Brain & Cognitive Sciences at MIT

education

PhD - 2001 in Cognitive Psychology from Stanford University
BA - 1996 with Honors in Cognitive Science from Northwestern University

awards

2013 - 2011 APA Distinguished Scientist Lecturer
2012 - 2011 Finalist for NIH Director's Pioneer Award
2011 - 2011 Utne Visionary: Selected as one of 25 People Changing the World by Utne Reader
2011 - 2014 NSF award
2010 - 2016 McDonnell Scholar award
2003 - 2009 NSF CAREER award
2003 - 2003 Class of 1942 Career Development Professorship for innovative and imaginitive teaching (3 years)
2002 - 2007 Searle Scholars award
2002 - 2003 Surdna Foundation Research Award
2001 - 2001 Outstanding Service Award, Stanford Psychology
1999 - 1999 Marr Prize awarded by the Cognitive Science Society
1997 - 1997 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship
1995 - 1995 Benton J. Underwood Research Fellowship - Northwestern University