Research Experiences

Associate Professor (2017-present), School of Systems Biology, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA 

Honorary Professor (2017-present), Department of Psychology, University of Mannheim, Germany

Visiting Scientist (2016–present), National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, Bethesda, MD, USA

Visiting Scientist (2016-present), Central Institute of Mental Health, Mannheim, Germany

Associate Professor (2015-2017), Department of Psychology/ Molecular Neuroscience Department, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA

Visiting Professor (2015-2017), German Academic Exchange Service, Department of Psychology, University of Mannheim, Germany

Adjunct Faculty (2014-present), National Institutes of Advanced Studies (NIAS), Bangalore, India

Visiting Professor (2012), Berlin School of Mind and Brain, Humboldt University Berlin, Germany

Faculty Associate (2010-2017), Center for Excellence in Neuroergonomics, Technology and Cognition (CENTEC), George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA

Assistant Professor (2010-2015), Department of Psychology/ Molecular Neuroscience Department, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA

Chief (2009-present), Social Cognition and Interaction: Functional Imaging (SCI:FI) Laboratory, Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA

Co-Director (2009-present), Center for the Study of Neuroeconomics, Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA

Faculty Associate (2009-2017), Laureate Institute for Brain Research, Tulsa, OK, USA

Lead Investigator (2009-2012), Warfighter Head Injury Study, Cognitive Neuroscience Section at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), Bethesda, MD, USA

Research Assistant Professor (2009-2010), Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study, George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA

Affiliate Post-Doctoral Fellow (2004-2008), Center for the Study of Neuroeconomics (CSN), George Mason University, Fairfax, VA, USA

Post-Doctoral Fellow (2003-2008), Cognitive Neuroscience Section at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), Bethesda, MD, USA

Visiting Professor (2001-2002), Department of Cognitive Psychology, Humboldt University Berlin, Germany

Pre-Doctoral Fellow (1997-2000), Department of Cognitive Psychology, Humboldt University, Berlin, German