Mary Hegarty

Associate Graduate Dean

(805) 893-2013

Since 1988, Dr. Mary Hegarty has been on the faculty of the Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences. An American Psychological Society Fellow, Hegarty leads research at the UCSB Spatial Thinking Lab and has published over 100 articles and chapters on spatial cognition, diagrammatic reasoning, and individual differences. In her role as Associate Dean of the Graduate Division, she serves as Principal Investigator for NSF projects on interdisciplinarity and diversity, funded by NSF’s Innovations in Graduate Education (IGE) and Alliances for Graduate Education and the Professoriate (AGEP) programs.