Portrait of Joshua Burk

Josh Burk, Ph.D.

Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychological Sciences, Faculty Affiliate in the Neuroscience Program, College of William & Mary

Professor Burk received his Ph.D. from the University of New Hampshire. Currently, his area of studies include the neural mechanisms underlying differences in attentional processing. In collaboration with Professor Cheryl Dickter, he studies how differences in autistic behaviors and social anxiety affect emotion processing. Professor Burk has co-authored over 40 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters and has co-edited one book. His work has been funded by several agencies, including the National Institutes of Health. Professor Burk is also one of the co-chairs of the Neurodiversity Initiative at William & Mary. He co-teaches a course, Neurodiversity, two times each year, in addition to assisting with programming associated with the Neurodiversity Initiative.