Rose Hendricks


University of California, San Diego: Sept. 2013-Present

M.S. Cognitive Science: June 2015
Ph.D. program in Cognitive Science: Ongoing

Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY: May 2013

B.A. Cognitive Science, Language focus; GPA: 3.85
Honors: Phi Beta Kappa, Cognitive Science Honors, General Honors, Psi Chi

Communication Experiences

Workshops & Events

ComSciCon 2017 (National) Program Organizing Committee Chair
ComSciCon San Diego 2016 Program Organizing Committee Chair
ComSciCon 2016 Program Organizing Committee Member
ComSciCon 2015 attendee (National Conference)

Ignite San Diego speaker Oct 2015 (see my video on my About page)


Adolescent Brain Cognitive Development (ABCD) Study

Write monthly newsletters for families and school participating in the study: Dec 2016-Present

FrameWorks Institute

Contribute to group brainstorming and metaphor generation for clients: April 2016-August 2016

Cognitive Science Society

Graduate Student Representative for Communications & Social Media: Dec 2015-Present
Graduate Student Representative for Strategic Planning Committee: Nov 2016-Present

American Journal Experts

Editor for academic papers written by non-native English speakers April 2014-Present

Professional Service

Greater San Diego Science & Engineering Fair Judge March 2015, 2016, 2017
Graduate Student Representative; Department of Cognitive Science Sept 2014-June 2015
Guest speaker, Kearny Senior High School December 2015

Grants & Honors

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship 2016-2019
Robert J. Glushko & Pamela Samuelson Foundation Travel Grant ($500)
Cognitive Science Society Prize for Top Student Papers July 2015; July 2016
UCSD Graduate Student Association Travel Grant ($300; $500) July 2015, July 2016
Superior Teaching Award: UCSD Cognitive Science Winter 2014


UCSD Cognitive Science Teaching Assistant: Jan 2014-Present

14A: Research Methods in Cognitive Science
101B: Learning, Memory, and Attention
101C: Language
102A: Distributed Cognition
102B: Cognitive Ethnography
102C: Cognitive Design Studio
174: Drugs: Brain, Behavior and Society

Completed UCSD’s Teaching + Learning at the College Level workshop series (Jan-March 2017)
Completed CIRTL’s Teaching Philosophy workshop (April 2016)

UCSD Academic Connections

Instructor: Introduction to Cognitive Science

Designed and taught a course for advanced high school students July 2014

SAT Prep Instructor

Provide SAT classes for students at lower-income schools May 2014-Present


Actively supervise undergraduate Research Assistants: June 2014-Present
Co-supervised undergraduate Honors Theses with Dr. Ben Bergen:
-October 2014-June 2015 (“Investigating Serial Decision Bias in a Parole Context”)
-October 2016-June 2017 (Title TBD)

Invited Talks

Metaphor and Thinking about Time

COGS 14A: Research Methods in Cognitive Science Oct 2016

Language & Thought

CAT 2B: Translation Theory & Practice, UCSD: February 2017
COGS1: Introduction to Cognitive Science, UCSD: May 2015; May 2016
LIGN 170: Psycholinguistics, UCSD: May 2016

Emotional Implications of Metaphor: Consequences of Metaphor Framing for Mindset about Hardship

Center for Research on Language, UCSD: January 2017
Berkeley Social Science Matrix Metaphor Workshop: April 2016

Conceptual Metaphor

COGS 102B: Cognitive Ethnography: Feb 2016

Center for Research on Language, UCSD June 2015

New space-time metaphors foster new mental representations of time
Download a pdf of my CV (Last updated March 1, 2017).