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Andrew M. KazamaInterdisciplinary Teaching Fellow, 2023-24

Dr. Andy Kazama was born in Juneau, AK. He grew up on his family’s fishing lodges where he developed a love of nature and biology. His undergraduate work was completed at Davidson College in NC, where he majored in Biology/Neuroscience. Dr. Kazama then moved to Houston Texas, where he discovered his intolerance for high temperatures, but also his love for translational research. He attended UT-Houston, Department of Neurobiology and Anatomy (Ph.D. Track) under the guidance of Dr. Jocelyne Bachevalier, and after one year, the Bachevalier lab moved to Emory University, where he finished his degree in Psychology (Animal Behavior and Neuroscience). Dr. Kazama has dual appointments in Emory’s Psychology Department, as well as theEmory National Promate Research Center in the division of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, where he conducts translational research focused on understanding the neurobiological basis of PTSD.