Mark Simes

Associate Director, IASS

B.A., Boston University

Mark Simes is a doctoral candidate in Social Neuroscience in Boston University’s interdisciplinary college, The University Professors Program.  His research combines a traditional sociological perspective and neuroscientific inquiry with the goal of advancing knowledge regarding the unique structure and function of the human brain.  Recent work has focused on exploring the etiology of autism spectrum disorders within the framework of social neuroscience, the influence of Darwin on contemporary human neuroscience and methodological considerations in functional brain mapping. In addition, Mark is the editor of the Mental Health Section Newsletter of the ASA.