Grads - Where are they now?

Graduating PhD students from the Cognitive Psychology program have been highly successful securing jobs, both as faculty members in academia and as research scientists at research institutions. Below is a sampling of academic and research institutions where our graduates currently hold positions.

Faculty positions at academic institutions

Brock University

Carleton University

Dalhousie University

McMaster University

Memorial University

Queen's University

San Jose State University

St. Francis Xavier University

Trent University

University of Guelph

University of Manitoba

University of New Brunswick

University of Otago

University of Regina

University of Saskatchewan

University of Toronto

University of Waterloo

University of Wellington

University of Windsor

University of Winnipeg

Western University

Wilfrid Laurier University

Research positions in Industry

Defence Research and Development Canada

International Business Machines (IBM) Global

Institute for Aerospace Research, National Research Council of Canada

Mining Industry Human Resources Council

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)-Ames Research Center

Rotman Research Institute

Many graduates from our program have also held prestigious postdoctoral fellowships at the following institutions: University of British Columbia, University of Toronto, Harvard University, University of California – Berkeley, University of Chicago, University of Illinois.

Featured Cognitive Psychology alumni

Cognitive Core Faculty

Derek Besner
Jonathan Fugelsang*
Derek Koehler*
Colin MacLeod
Evan Risko*

*Accepting graduate students for Fall 2020.