Doctoral student in Integrative Neuroscience


Andrew is a doctoral student in the Integrative Neuroscience program, working with Dan Margoliash. He earned a bachelor’s degree in music composition, with a minor in philosophy. He then completed postbaccalaureate studies in biology, cognitive science, and systems science. Andrew worked at Oregon Health & Science University for three years, assisting in research on attention, executive function, emotional regulation, and translational neuroeconomics.

Research Interests

Andrew is interested in the neurobiological mechanisms of valuation, especially regarding species-typical preferences and the development of individual differences. He applies neuroethological methods in his research, using a songbird model system, with a focus on song learning and mate choice.