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Mind, Technology, & Society (MTS) Talk Series

Our interdisciplinary talk series, funded by a generous gift from Professors Robert Glushko and Pamela Samuelson, brings to UC Merced world class scholars and scientists with research interests related to cognitive science. The series aims to promote cognitive science, and talks are attended by students, faculty, and others in the community. There is no cost to attending the talks and they are open to the general public.

Organizer: Dr. Rachel Ryskin

Talks are Mondays, 3-4:30 p.m. 

Spring 2021 Speaker Schedule

Date      Speaker

Jan. 25: Dr. Adele Goldberg (Princeton University)

Feb. 1: Dr. Timothy Brady (UC San Diego)

Feb. 8: Dr. Julian Jara-Ettinger (Yale University)

Feb. 22: Dr. Ramesh Balasubramaniam (UC Merced)

March 1: Dr. Bonnie Nozari (Carnegie Mellon University)

March 8: Dr. Laura Batterink (Western University)

March 15: Dr. Richard Prather (University of Maryland)

March 29: Dr. Milena Rabovsky (Potsdam University) *Talk will take place at 12 noon instead of 3 p.m.

April 5: Dr. Noga Zaslavsky (MIT)

April 12: Dr. Neil Lewis, Jr. (Cornell University)

April 19: Dr. Leyla Isik (Johns Hopkins University)

April 26: Dr. Daniel Hicks (UC Merced)

May 3: Dr. Idan Blank (UCLA)


If you would like to attend one of the talks, email Dr. Rachel Ryskin for Zoom meeting details. 

View Past MTS Speakers

Updated 2021