Brian is Associate Director of the Yale-Hastings Program in Ethics and Health Policy, and a 2nd-year Ph.D. student in philosophy and psychology. His undergraduate degree was in cognitive science from Yale. He then went on to study psychology at Oxford (M.Sc.) and history and philosophy of science and medicine at Cambridge (M.Phil.). Brian has published many papers in leading peer-reviewed journals across philosophy, psychology, and bioethics; he is also working on two books, one under contract at Stanford University Press and the other with University of Chicago Press. On the other side of the table, Brian has served as a guest journal editor for three special issues, and has performed peer reviews for grant applications, government reports, and over 20 academic journals. Brian is an advocate of clear, accessible writing for the public, and is currently a contributing writer for the Atlantic focusing on health and technology; he has also written for other popular venues such as Newsweek, Slate, The Chronicle of Higher Education, and Aeon. In his non-academic life, Brian is a professional actor and singer.