Professional Staff

Susan Hespos is a Professor at the Northwestern University Psychology Department. She leads a research program on understanding our earliest evidence of cognitive capacities in infancy and what changes over development.
Marieke van Heugten is an Adjunct Fellow in the Speech and Language group and an Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University at Buffalo, The State University of New York.
Tim is responsible for the engagement activities surrounding the labs, administration and project support, the induction training for all new staff and students, reviews and updates web content, implements and maintains legal requirements and provides secretariat support.
Mary Youkhanna is a Research Assistant in the BabyLab.