Affiliations: Assistant professor (2007-present) Center for Neural Science and Department of Psychology; Department of Computer Science (affiliated) New York University Royal Society USA research fellow (2003-2006) Gatsby Computational Neuroscience Unit, University College London, UK Education: Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA (1997-2003) Advisor: David S. Touretzky M.S., May 2000 (Computer Science); Ph.D., Aug. 2003 (Computer Science with certification in Cognitive Neuroscience) Thesis: “Reinforcement learning models of the dopamine system and their behavioral implications,” Columbia University, New York, NY (1992-1996) B.A., summa cum laude, June 1996 (Philosophy of Science)