Computational modeling of human language
Robert Frank received a B.S. in Cognitive Science from MIT in 1987, followed by a Ph.D. in Computer and Information Sciences from the University of Pennsylvania in 1992. Before joining Yale's Linguistics department in 2008, he was a Professor in the Cognitive Science faculty at Johns Hopkins and before that an Assitant Professor in Linguistics at the University of Delaware. Bob's wife, Raffaella Zanuttini, is also a member of the Yale Linguistics faculty, and they have raised two bilingual children, Gabriel and Dani.