Kalanit Grill Spector is an associate professor in the Psychology Department in the School of Humanities and Sciences. She received her B.Sc. in Electrical Engineering & Computer Science from Ben-Gurion University, Israel in 1990, after which she went on to receive her M. Sc. in Computer Science and Ph.D in Computer Science & Microbiology at the Weizmann Institute of Science, Israel (1995 and 2000, respectively). She has been with Stanford's Department of Psychology since 2001.
She works with the Neuroscience Institute, and her lab focuses on vision and perception. Her research utilizes functional imaging (fMRI), computational techniques and behavioral methods to investigate visual recognition and high-level visual processes.