Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology
Division of Philosophy, Religion, Psychology, and Linguistics
Earnest Kim is a neuroscientist with a passion for data science. Earnest received his B.A from Carleton College and Ph.D from University Washington in Psychology. He was a post-doctoral scholar in the Behavioral Neuroscience department at Oregon Health & Science University where he published on the interactions between appetitive and aversive learning in drug addiction using optogenetics. He has recently completed a Medical Informatics fellowship at Casey Eye Institute using machine learning to predict compliance measures in pediatric patients diagnosed with amblyopia. His research and teaching interests are neuroscience, neuroanatomy, drugs and behavior, machine learning, and data analytics and visualization. Earnest will be teaching Behavioral Neuroscience, Psychopharmacology, and Intro to Data science in 2022-2023.