Evelina Fedorenko is an assistant professor in the psychiatry department at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH). She received an A.B. in Psychology/Linguistics from Harvard University. She then proceeded to pursue her studies at MIT. After receiving a PhD in cognitive Science in 2007, she stayed at MIT as a postdoc and later research scientist, funded by a K99/R00 award from NICHD. In 2013, Fedorenko accepted a faculty position at the Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging at MGH. Her research focuses on the language system, including its internal architecture, and its relationship with other cognitive systems. She uses behavioral, fMRI, and genotyping methods in healthy adults and individuals with brain disorders, as well as intracranial recordings from epilepsy patients.