Jeffrey Erlich

Jeffrey Erlich
Graduate Coordinator of Neuroscience, Assistant Professor of Neural and Cognitive Sciences, NYU Shanghai; Global Network Assistant Professor, NYU
Office Phone
+86 (21) 20595111

Jeffrey Erlich is an Assistant Professor of Neural and Cognitive Science at NYU Shanghai. Prior to joining NYU Shanghai, he was an Associate Research Fellow at Princeton University. He holds a PhD from New York University and a BSc from McGill University in Montreal, Canada. His work has appeared in Archives of General Psychiatry, Frontiers in Neuroscience, Neuron, and Nature.


  • PhD, Neuroscience
  • New York University

Research Interests

  • Decision making
  • Emotion
  • Neural dynamics
  • Animal models  
  • Computation models

Courses Taught

  • Cellular and Molecular Neuroscience
  • Free Will and the Brain
  • Independent Study I - Neural Science
  • Independent Study II - Neural Science
  • What Can Neuroscience Tell Us About Free Will?
  • Neural Science Capstone