Ian is a neuroeconomist with a background in both the social sciences and neuroscience. His research combines tools from psychology, neuroscience and economics to investigate the mechanisms behind decision-making. Ian obtained his B.S. in Physics and Business Economics at Caltech, then stayed at Caltech do his M.Sc. in Social Sciences and Ph.D. in Behavioral and Social Neuroscience with Antonio Rangel, Colin Camerer, Ralph Adolphs and John Ledyard. He was then a Postdoc for one year with Antonio Rangel and Colin Camerer, followed by two years with Ernst Fehr at the University of Zurich. He has been faculty at The Ohio State University since 2013, in the departments of Psychology and Economics.