Katja Doerschner, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Department of Psychology




I received my Ph.D. from New York University, Department of Psychology (Program: Cognition & Perception, Advisor: Laurence T. Maloney), in 2006. Before starting my faculty position at Bilkent University in 2008, I completed one year of post-doctoral training with Dan Kersten at the University of Minnesota, Department of Psychology.


  • PhD, New York University, USA, 2006
  • Former affiliation: Minnesota at Twin Cities, USA


Perception of material, color and lightness; Early visual processing of image contrast.