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Julia Strand

Associate Professor of Psychology, Psychology
Chair of Psychology, Psychology

Education & Professional History

Tufts University, BA; Washington University, MA, PhD

Julia Strand is an Associate Professor of Psychology at Carleton College.  She holds a B.A. in Psychology & English from Tufts University, an M.A. and PhD. from Washington University in St. Louis, program Brain, Behavior, & Cognition, and completed a postdoctoral fellowship in the Laboratory of Sensory Neuroscience and Neuroengineering, Department of Biomedical Engineering at Washington University in St. Louis. Her research is on how people perceive spoken language.

Open Science

In addition to her empirical work, Julia also writes about open science, meta-science, R, methodology, measurement, and transparency in research. She has served as an Associate Editor at Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science and on the programming committee for the Society for the Improvement of Psychological Science. Datasets, stimulus materials, code, and teaching materials are available on her Open Science Framework Page. Her open science course, Psychology’s Credibility Revolution, was showcased by the Framework for Reproducible Research Training’s Pedagogies Initiative.

In the news

Outreach and beyond

At Carleton since 2011.

Highlights & Recent Activity

Recent external grants:

  • NIH AREA grant 1R15DC018114-01, 9/1/2019-8/31/2022, “Evaluating the listening effort associated with audiovisual speech,” $404,634.00
  • Association for the Advancement of Liberal Arts Colleges support for a workshop on “Teaching and Employing Open Science Practices at Small Liberal Arts Colleges,” to be conducted 08/2023, $17,000

Current Courses

  • Fall 2022
    PSYC 110: Principles of Psychology
    PSYC 290: Cross Cultural Psychology Seminar in Prague: Directed Reading
    PSYC 300: Special Topics in Psychological Research
    PSYC 390: Independent Reading
    PSYC 399: Capstone Seminar
  • Winter 2023
    IDSC 250: Color!
    PSYC 400: Integrative Exercise
  • Spring 2023
    PSYC 220: Sensation and Perception
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Curriculum Vitae