In the Spotlight


New Members of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences

This academic year, 18 professors joined the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. Here, Dartmouth Now introduces cognitive neuroscientist Won Mok Shim, who joined the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences this winter. Click here to read about the 17 new faculty profiled during fall term. Click here to read previously published profiles of new professors at the Tuck School of Business.


Won Mok Shim (photo by Joseph Mehling ’69)

Won Mok Shim, assistant professor of psychological and brain sciences

Expertise: Cognitive neuroscience, visual perception and cognition

CV: Shim holds a PhD from Harvard University. Her work has been published in journals including Cerebral Cortex, Vision Research, and Nature Neuroscience.

Why Dartmouth? “I am glad to join one of the strongest cognitive neuroscience research groups in the nation,” says Shim. “The outstanding faculty, resources, and area combine for a unique situation.” She continues: “Students at Dartmouth have a great reputation, and I am looking forward to interacting with talented and curious minds.”

Kelly Sundberg Seaman