Before beginning the application, you should identify one or more faculty members with whom you'd like to work. Only full-time Assistant Professors, Associate Professors, and Professors are eligible to supervise Ph.D. research. You can find the profiles of core faculty members here and the list of approved dissertation sponsors here.
Please note that Lecturers-in-the-Discipline, Adjunct Professors, and other Affiliated Professors are not eligible to supervise Ph.D. research.
Therefore, only the following faculty members may be supporting graduate students in the upcoming year: Mariam Aly, Dima Amso, Chris Baldassano, Peter Balsam, Niall Bolger, Lila Davachi, Geraldine Downey, Jon Freeman, Carl Hart, Larisa Heiphetz Solomon, Tory Higgins, Niko Kriegeskorte, Colin Leach, Bianca Marlin, Janet Metcalfe, Meghan Meyer, Kevin Ochsner, Valerie Purdie Greenaway, Daphna Shohamy, Rae Silver, Herb Terrace, Nim Tottenham, and Sarah Woolley.
*The deadline for submitting applications for Fall 2024 admission will be November 30th, 2023