Paul McKee, Grad Student

Paul McKee is a Ph.D. student in the Cognitive Neuroscience Admitting Program. Co-mentored with Walter Sinnott-Armstrong, Paul’s research explores the neural mechanisms underlying moral judgments and decision making, social decision making, and other higher cognitive functions. Paul utilizes behavioral tasks, neuroimaging, and machine learning to investigate these areas. He also works with Jana Schaich Borg and Felipe De Brigard. 


Prior to coming to Duke, he served from 2013 – 2018 as a Marine Corps Machine Gunner before receiving a B.S. in Psychology from Southern Connecticut State University in 2021.