Christopher T. Kello

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Associate Professor
Acting Dean of Graduate Studies
School of Social Sciences, Humanities and Arts
Research Interests 

Dr. Kello's main areas of research are:

  • Reading
  • Speech
  • Neural networks
  • Complex systems

Work in his lab includes large-scale modeling of language and cognitive processes, and statistical analyses of fluctuations and distributions of human neural and behavioral activities.

Prior to joining UC Merced, Dr. Kello was:

  • A postdoctoral fellow in the Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition at Carnegie Mellon University
  • An advanced research associate in the Communication Neuroscience Department at the House Ear Institute
  • A faculty member in the Department of Psychology at George Mason University
  • Director of the Perception, Action, and Cognition Program at the National Science Foundation>
Education 
  • Ph.D. — University of California, Santa Cruz
  • B.A. — University of Rochester