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Erin Buchanan, Ph.D.
Professor of Cognitive Analytics


Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology – Computational Linguistics and Statistics, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, USA.
M.A. in Experimental Psychology – Cognitive, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, USA.
B.S. in Psychology, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA.


Dr. Erin M. Buchanan received her Ph.D. from Texas Tech University in computational linguistics with a focus on statistics after attending Texas A&M University for her undergraduate degree. In her spare time, she likes to watch sports, play video games, go to National Parks, and travel the globe.

Teaching and Research Interests:

Dr. Erin M. Buchanan research focuses on modeling semantic memory and how it might understand the underlying language network by creating better measures of relationships between concepts.
She also examines statistical practices and how it might improve those practices through enhanced methodology and teaching (check her out on Datacamp!). Last, she collaborates with other investigators to improve their statistics and develop psychometrically sound measures of their concepts.

Courses Taught at HU:

ANLY 500
ANLY 520
ANLY 540