Max is a Ph.D. candidate in cognitive neuroscience at Carnegie Mellon University working with Dr. Marlene Behrmann as a member of the Behrmann Lab.
He received his Bachelor’s in psychology and computer science from Oberlin College in May of 2020 and his Master’s in computational social science from the University of Chicago in June of 2022.
His previous lab affiliations include the BrainBridge Lab (PI: Dr. Wilma Bainbridge), the Oberlin Adolescent Psycho-Development Lab (PI: Dr. Nancy Darling), and the Cognition, Affect, Self-regulation, and Health (CASH) lab (PI: Dr. Kenneth J.D. Allen). He has also worked as an undergraduate research assistant for Carnegie Mellon University’s Tarrlab (PI: Dr. Michael J. Tarr) and Harvard University’s The Music Lab (PI: Dr. Sam Mehr).
Outside of research, he has worked for Oberlin Conservatory’s audio department. In his free time, Max enjoys playing electric bass with 1976 and The Kelson Twins, participating in fencing tournaments as a USFA rated tri-weapon referee, and taking naps with his dog, Penny Lane.