Sean completed his bachelor’s at Emory University with a major in neuroscience and a minor in math. At Emory, he studied the social network structure of rhesus macaques using social network analysis. He then completed a master’s in medical neurosciences at the Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin. His master’s thesis focused on using machine learning algorithms to predict Alzheimer’s and dementia up to 10 years before clinical diagnosis.
At Trinity, he is a PhD candidate using passively collected smartphone data to predict when substantial changes in depressive symptoms occur. He is generously funded by a Provost’s PhD award from Trinity.