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Past Presidents

*There were no officers prior to 1976 when the SPP Constitution was first adopted.

02.* 1976 Jerry Fodor
03. 1977 William Alston
04. 1978 Paul Secord
05. 1979 Ned Block
06. 1980 Richard Brandt
07. 1981 Daniel Dennett
08. 1982 Zenon Pylyshyn
09. 1983 Stephen Stich
10. 1984 Susan Carey
11. 1985 Patricia Churchland
12. 1986 Fred Dretske
13. 1987 Stevan Harnad
14. 1988 Alvin Goldman
15. 1989 William Lycan
16. 1990 Paul Churchland
17. 1991 Ray Jackendoff
18. 1992 Patricia Kitcher
19. 1993 Ruth Millikan
20. 1994 Owen Flanagan
21. 1995 Alison Gopnik
22. 1996 William Bechtel
23. 1997 Marcel Kinsbourne
24. 1998 Robert McCauley
25. 1999 Brian Cantwell Smith
26. 2000 Terry Horgan
27. 2001 Paul Smolensky
28. 2002 Robert van Gulick
29. 2003 Barbara von Eckhardt
30. 2004 Frank Keil
31. 2005 George Graham
32. 2006 Paul Bloom
33. 2007 David Sanford
34. 2008 Lila Gleitman
35. 2009 Colin Allen
36. 2010 Betram Malle
37. 2011 Louise Antony
38. 2012 Brian Scholl
39. 2013 Michael Devitt

 

Past Secretary-Treasurers

1976-1977 Andrew Ortony
1977-1983 Rew A. ("Skip") Godow
1983-1985 Owen Flanagan
1985-1988 Patricia Kitcher
1988-1991 Robert van Gulick
1991-1994 Terence Horgan
1994-1997 John Bickle
1997-2001 Karsten Stueber
2001-2007 Joe Cruz
2007-2013 Thomas Polger

 

Past Program Chairs

*As a result of moving meeting time from fall to spring, no meeting was held between fall 1974 and spring 1976.

01. 1974 Jerry Fodor, William Alston, Theodore Mischel
02. 1976* ?
03. 1977 Paul Secord
04. 1978 Virginia Valian
05. 1979 Barbara Von Eckardt
06. 1980 Stephen Stich
07. 1981 Stevan Harnad
08. 1982 Robert Matthews
09. 1983 Michael Lipton
10. 1984 Robert Cummins
11. 1985 Stevan Harnad
12. 1986 Robert van Gulick
13. 1987 William Bechtel
14. 1988 Owen Flanagan
15. 1989 David Kirsh
16. 1990 Janet Andrews
17. 1991 Jerry Samet
18. 1992 Alison Gopnik
19. 1993 Ken Taylor, Kathleen Akins
20. 1994 Louise Antony, Stuart Silvers
21. 1995 Robert McCauley, Miriam Solomon
22. 1996 James Garson, Dan Reisberg
23. 1997 David Chalmers, Carolyn Ristau
24. 1998 Rob Wilson, Denise Cummins
25. 1999 Güven Güzeldere, Stevan Harnad
26. 2000 John Bickle, Ken Sufka
27. 2001 Adele Abrahamsen, William Ramsey
28. 2002 Michael Lynch, Sharon Armstrong, Tom Polger
29. 2003 Brian Keeley, Pete Mandik
30. 2004 Colin Allen, Paul Bloom, Richard Breheny, Zoltan Dienes, Michael Martin, Jeffrey Poland
31. 2005 Eddy Nahmias, Anne Jacobson, Nick Georgalis
32. 2006 Shaun Nichols, Brian Scholl
33. 2007 Laurie Santos, Jesse Prinz
34. 2008 Sharon Armstrong, Louise Antony, Susan Schneider, Fei Xu
35. 2009 Tony Chemero, Tania Lombrozo
36. 2010 Ron Mallon, Jen Cole Wright
37. 2011, Georges Rey
38. 2012, Jonathan Weinberg, Fiery Cushman
39. 2013, Carrie Figdor, Eranda Jayawickreme

 

 

Past Executive Commitee Members

This list is as accurate as historical records in possession of the SPP Secretary-Treasurer allow. We have no records of Executive Committee members prior to 1977-1978, and entries for 1987-1988 were extrapolated from existing records. Terms run from July of the first year through June of the last year.

Abrahamsen, Adele 2001-2004
Allen, Colin 1999-2002
Akins, Kathleen 1994-1997
Alston, William 1977-1978
Anderson, Michael, 2008-2010, 2010-13
Andrews, Janet 1988 (1987?)-1989
Andrews, Kristen 2005-2008
Antony, Louise 1989-1992, 1994-1997, 2008-2009
Armstrong, Sharon Lee 1981-1983, 2001-2004, 2008-2011
Baars, Bernard  1998-2001
Bach, Kent 1988-1991
Baker, Lynne Ruder 1992-1995
Barresi, John 1982-1983
Bechtel, William 1987-1990
Beer, Colin 1988-1991, 1993-1996
Bickle, John 2000-2003
Block, Ned 1977-1978, 1979-1980, 1988 (1987?)-1990
Bloom, Paul 1991-1994,  2002-2005
Brand, Myles 1984-1987
Brandt, Richard 1977-1978, 1980-1981
Brewer, William 1983-1986
Buckner, Michael 1977-1978
Carey, Susan 1977-1978, 1980-1982, 1984-1985, 1990-1993, 2000-2003
Chalmers, David 1997-2000
Churchland, Patricia 1978-1981, 1985-1986
Churchland, Paul 1990-1991
Cohen, Jonathan 2004-2007
Cummins, Denise 1996-1999
Cummins, Robert 1980-1983
Dennett, Daniel 1977-1978, 1981-1987(1987-1988?), 1988-1989
Dretske, Fred 1980-1984, 1986-1987 (1987-1988?)
Falmagne, Rachel Joffe 1978-1981
Feldman, Jerome 1985-1988
Fodor, Janet 1983-1987
Garson, James 1996-1999
Gendler, Tamar Szabo 2012-2013
Georgopoulos, Apostolos  1998-2001
Goldman, Alvin 1979-1982
Gopnik, Alison 1986-1989
Graham, George 1992-1995
Greene, Joshua 2010-2013
Guzeldere, Guven 1999-2002
Hardcastle, Valerie 1997-2000
Harnad, Stevan 1977-1980, 1981-1984
Hornstein, Norbert 1990-1992
Horst, Steve 2004-2007
Jack, Tony 2005-2008
Jackendoff, Ray 1985-1988
Jacobson, Anne 2005-2008
Keeley, Brian 2003-2006
Keil, Frank 1992-1995
Kinsbourne, Marcel 1993-1995
Kittay, Eva 1988-1991
Klein, Barbara 1977-1981
Kornblith, Hilary 1993-1996
Kosslyn, Steven 1979-1980
Livingston, Ken 1991-1994
Lombrozo, Tania 2006-2009
Lycan, William 1981-1983, 1984-1987(1987-1988?), 1989-1990
Lynch, Michael 2002-2005
Macklin, Ruth 1977-1980
Malle, Bertram 2007-2008
Mallon, Ron 2010-2013
Matthews, Robert 1978-1981
McCauley, Robert 1991-1994
McGreer, Victoria 1998-2001
McNamara, John 1984-1987
Merikle, Philip 199-2002
Millikan, Ruth 1987-1990
Nadel, Lyn 1989-1992
Nahmias, Eddy 2005-2008
Neisser, Ulric 1995-1998
Nisbett, Richard 1981-1984
Nöe, Alva 2007-209
Perlis, Don 1995-1998
Pinker, Steven 1992-1995
Poland, Jeff  2002-2005
Polger, Tom 2003-2006
Prasada, Sandeep 2008-2011
Price, Don  2002-2005
Prince, Alan 1994-1997
Prinz, Jesse 2004-2007
Pylyshyn, Zenon 1977-1980, 1982-1983
Ramsey, William 1994-1997, 2001-2004
Reber, Arthur 1997-2000
Reisberg, Dan 1989-1992, 1996-1999
Rey, Georges 1982-1985
Ristau, Carolyn 1982-1985, 1997-2000
Rosenthal, David 1995-1998
Roskies, Adina 2010-2013
Santos, Laurie 2006-2009
Saxe, Rebecca 2008-2010
Savage, C. Wade 1977-1979, 1996-1999
Scholl, Brian 2003-2006
Schwitzgebel, Eric 2006-2009
Secord, Paul 1978-1979
Shelton, Laverne 1990-1993
Silver, Maury 1977-1979
Silvers, Stuart 1994-1997
Simon, Thomas 1978-1981
Slater, Carol 1999-2002
Smith, Brian Cantwell 1982-1985, 1990-1993
Smolensky, Paul 1987-1990, 1994-1997
Solomon, Miriam 1995-1998
Spelke, Elizabeth 1990-1993
Stich, Stephen 1980-1981, 1983-1984
Stueber, Karsten 2001-2004
Sufka, Ken 2000-2003
Tiberius, Valerie 2008-2011
Taylor, Kenneth 1991-1994
Treisman, Anne 1985-1988
Valian, Virginia 1977-1982
Van Gulick, Robert 1986-1987 (1987-1988?)
Von Eckardt, Barbara 1981-1982,  2000-2003
Wanner, Eric 1979-1982
Weinstein, Scott 1983-1986
Wexler, Kenneth 1982-1985
Wilson, Rob  1998-2001, 2008-2010
Wimsatt, William 1981-1984
Woods, C. Christopher 1984-1987
Xu, Fei  2004-2007
Young, Liane 2010-2013
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