Graduate Students

Sarah Kalinowski

graduate student

Sarah Kalinowski Google Scholar

Sarah is a PhD Candidate in the Psychology Department at Harvard. She received her BS in Biopsychology from Tufts University in 2016 and went on to complete a post-baccalaureate fellowship with the Lab of Brain and Cognition at the NIH. Currently, Sarah’s work uses neuroimaging and behavior to investigate how features of an event or individual shape the way past and future events are experienced and represented over time.

Email me: skalinowski@g.harvard.edu

Will Orwig

graduate student

Will Orwig Google Scholar

Will’s research broadly aims to understand the cognitive and neural mechanisms which underlie creativity. After completing his undergraduate studies at University of Michigan, he spent two years in Medellín, Colombia on a Fulbright Scholarship. Upon returning to the US, he completed a master’s degree at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and went on to work as research coordinator for the Sepulcre Lab at Massachusetts General Hospital. In his current role as PhD student with the Schacter Memory Lab, he seeks to explore questions at the intersection of memory, imagination, and creativity.

Email me: williamorwig@g.harvard.edu

Ruben Van Genugten

graduate student

Ruben Van Genugten Resume

Ruben is a current PhD student conducting memory and social neuroscience research. In this research, he examines the role that memory retrieval plays in other domains, such as imagining the future. He also examines which representations the brain uses to make mental state judgments. He applies natural language processing and machine learning in much of his research.

Email me: ruben_vangenugten@g.harvard.edu