Katharine Tillman, PhD
Katharine Tillman joined the Department of Psychology at UT-Austin as an Assistant Professor in the Fall of 2018. In 2017, she received her Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of California, San Diego, where she studied language acquisition and cognitive development in children. In 2009, she received her B.A. from New York University, where she studied visual perception and object recognition in adults. Her research interests include conceptual development, psychology of time, numerical and spatial cognition, abstract word learning, causal reasoning, and interactions between language, perception, and culture during child development. Follow Katharine on Twitter, download her CV, request a letter of recommendation, find out more.
Hometown: Statesboro, GA
Fun Fact: I spent six months hitch-hiking around the US in my teens!