Dr. Kalina Christoff is a Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of British Columbia. Dr. Christoff's work focuses on understanding human thought, using a combination of functional neuroimaging (fMRI), behavioral testing, and theoretical work.
Dr. Christoff was appointed the Interim Director of the Peter Wall Institute in May 2019. She has a long-standing relationship with the Institute, having been an Early Career Scholar in 2005 and a Wall Scholar in 2017. She received her PhD (2001) in Psychology at Stanford University.
Philippe Tortell, Director 2016-2018
Gaston Górdillo, Interim Director 2015-2016
Nancy Gallini, Interim Director 2014-2015
Janis Sarra, Director 2011-2014
Dianne Newell, Director 2006-2011; Interim Director 2003-2006
Olav Slaymaker, Acting Director 2004-2005
Ken MacCrimmon, Director 1996-2003