- Division of AIDS, Behavioral and Population Sciences – DABP
- Review Branch:
- Biobehavioral Processes – BP
Dr. Courtney Pollack received her doctoral degree in human development and education from Harvard University. She completed post-doctoral training at Vanderbilt University and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), where she used behavioral and neuroimaging methods to study mathematical cognition, dyscalculia, and their relations to reading. She then was a senior researcher at the Center for Thriving Children at Boston College, where she studied the effectiveness of whole-child interventions. Prior to joining CSR, she was a lecturer on education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, where she taught graduate courses on educational neuroscience and statistics; and a research affiliate at MIT, where she studied the cognitive and affective factors related to math and reading performance.