Catch up on the latest news from the Cognitive Science department.

October 1, 2021

CSEARS is a student-led group of cognitive science majors who are invested in creating and sustaining a critical, equitable, and inclusive Cognitive Science Department at Oxy.

Composite photo of seven graduating seniors
May 14, 2021

Meet a few of our graduating seniors and read their tips to students who are considering or are new to cognitive science at Oxy.

March 5, 2021

The Cognitive Science Department is so excited to congratulate Dr. Justin Li on earning tenure at Occidental College. Hired in 2015, Dr. Li made an immediate impact on the Cognitive Science department and students, expanding our offerings on computation and augmenting the computer science minor.

Event flyer for 2020 Cognitive Science Department senior comps presentations
December 4, 2020

Please join the Cognitive Science Department and the Class of 2021 Cognitive Science majors for senior comps oral presentations.

October 14, 2020

The department has put together its first-ever alumni newsletter, which is being emailed out to Cognitive Science alumni today. Catch up on what's happening with the department and read updates from Cognitive Science alumni and emeritus faculty.

Read the newsletter

April 30, 2020

Announced on April 30, 2020, the Student Leadership Awards are sponsored by the Division of Student Affairs, and recipients are nominated by faculty and staff across the college.

Headshot of Aleksandra Sherman
April 27, 2020

Congratulations to Dr. Aleksandra Sherman for receiving tenure through the 2019-2020 promotion and tenure process at Oxy.  Dr. Sherman has been promoted to associate professor, effective in the 2020-2021 academic year.

The Cognitive Science Department was thrilled with the announcement but not surprised, having this to say about her:

Event poster for Cognitive Science senior comps presentations
December 4, 2019

Senior comprehensive project poster presentations.

Cog Sci Event Poster
October 24, 2019

Come meet the Cognitive Science Department and learn about classes for spring semester.