Rochel Gelman
Born: January 23, 1942
Marital Status: Married to Charles R. Gallistel, December 21, 1969
Children: Adam Hirshel, June 28, 1975

Academic History

BA, 1963, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
MS, 1965, University of California, Los Angeles
PhD, 1967, University of California, Los Angeles

Professional Background

Oct’05-Jan’06 Visiting Scholar, Institute for Cognitive Neuroscience, University of London, England
Oct’05-Aug’06 Visiting Scholar, Psychology, New York University.
2005 Member, Ph.D. Faculty, Grad School of Education, Rutgers
2004 Member, NSF Center for Learning and Teaching, Rutgers University
2002 Co-Director Rutgers Center for Cognitive Science
2000 Professor (II) of Psychology & Cognitive Science, Rutgers University
1989-2000 Professor, Psychology, UCLA, Professor Emerita, Psychology, UCLA
1999 ‘F Visiting Professor, Rutgers Center for Cognitive Sciences, Rutgers University
1995- 96 Visiting Scholar, Psychology, New York University.
1995-99 Director, NIHM Training Grant in Developmental Cognitive Science
1989-94 Chair, Developmental Area, UCLA
1984-85 Fellow, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Palo Alto
1981-82 Assoc. Grad Dean, School of Arts & Sciences, University of Pennsylvania
1968-89 Assistant, Assoc ('72) & Full ('77) Professor, Psych, University of Pennsylvania
1977-78 Fellow, Center for Advanced Studies in the Behavioral Sciences.
1974-81 Director of Graduate Studies, Psychology, University of Pennsylvania
1973-74 Visiting Scholar, School of Social Sciences, University of California, Irvine
1968 (summer) Visiting Assistant Professor, Institute of Child Development, University of Minnesota
1967-68 Assistant Professor, Psychology, Brown University

Awards and Honors

Member National Academy of Sciences (USA) (elected 2006)
Mentor Award, Division 7, APA – Aug. 2003
Inaugural Fellow, Cognitive Science Society, 2002-
Norman Anderson, Distinguished Speaker, Department of Psychology, UCSD, 1999
Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1999-
William James Fellow, American Psychological Society, 1998-
Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award, American Psychological Association (APA), 1995
President, UCLA Psychology Alumni Association, 1994-95
Phi Beta Kappa, Foreign Member, UCLA, 1991
William Smith Term Professor, University of Pennsylvania, 1988-89
Visiting Scholar: (1) Penn Israel Exchange, Tel Aviv, Israel, May-June, 1987
(2) Institute of Psychology, Beijing, China, Nov-Dec 1982
Society of Experimental Psychologists, elected 1982
Fellow, Center for Advanced Studies in the Behavioral Sciences, 1977-78;
1984-85 (Head, Project on Structural Constraints on Cognitive Development)
President of Division 7, APA, 1985-86
Fellow, APA, Divisions 3 & 7
Fellow, American Psychological Society
NICHHD Senior Fellowship, 1984-85; 1977-79
Early Career Research Contribution Award, APA, 1976
Guggenheim Fellow, 1973-74
First Class Honours, University of Toronto