Robert E. Remez is Professor of Psychology at Barnard College, where he has taught since 1980. His research examines the perceptual organization of speech, a function underlying the robustness of spoken communication; and, the ability to identify an individual by listening to a sample of vocal sound. At Barnard, he has held an Ann Whitney Olin Chair, has been Chair of the Departments of Psychology and Sociology, and is presently Chair of the Columbia University Seminar on Language and Cognition. He is Co-editor of the Handbook of Speech Perception, and was Associate Editor of the journals Perception and Psychophysics and the Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance. In service to the research community, he was a member of the Committee of Visitors for the Social, Behavioral and Economic Sciences of the National Science Foundation, and was a sitting member of the Communication Sciences Study Section of the Division of Research Grants and the Language and Communication Study Section of the Center for Scientific Review of the National Institutes of Health. He has been elected a Fellow of the Acoustical Society of America, the Association for Psychological Science, the American Psychological Association, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and the Psychonomic Society. The Speech Perception Lab in Milbank Hall has been supported by grants from the National Institute of Mental Health, the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders, and is presently supported by the National Science Foundation.
Robert E. Remez serves as an Advisory Committee Member.