Evolution Gave Us Free Will
Are We Free Agents? Cognitive Realism, Innate Brain Wiring & Free Will Evolution
Kevin Mitchell is Associate Professor of Genetics and Neuroscience at Trinity College Dublin. He is a graduate of the Genetics Department, Trinity College Dublin (B.A., Mod. 1991) and received his Ph.D. from the University of California at Berkeley (1997), where he studied nervous system development with Prof. Corey Goodman. He did postdoctoral research at Stanford University, using molecular genetics to study neural development in the mouse. He was an EMBO Young Investigator and was elected to Fellowship of Trinity College in 2009. He served as Associate Director of Undergraduate Science Education at Trinity College Dublin from 2016-18 and led a re-imagining of the TCD science courses. Since 2018, he has been Senior Lecturer/Dean of Undergraduate Studies and has been leading efforts to create a systematic Common Architecture with the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences under the Trinity Education Project.