Andrew Neff

Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology

Andrew Neff is Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology at Oxford College of Emory University, where he teaches introductory courses in psychology and advanced courses in neuroscience and mental health.

Before joining Oxford College in 2020, Andrew completed his Ph.D. in translational neuroscience studying the gut microbiome and its connection with the brain and behavior. His current research is divided between promoting student mental health and the development of novel neurotechnologies. Andrew is in the process of publishing a textbook in biological psychology and is drafting his second textbook in clinical neuroscience.



PhD| Translational Neuroscience| 2019

Courses Taught

PSY 110 Introduction to Psychobiology and Cognition

PSY 222 Clinical Neuroscience


Neff, A.S. (2020) Technical And Theoretical Limitations Of The Experimental Evidence Supporting A Gut Bacterial Etiology For Mental Illness. Clinical Therapeutics. 42(4), E74-E81.

Neff, A.S., Theis, K.R., & Burghardt, P.R. (2019). Development and Preliminary Validation of a Feasible Procedure for Isolating RNA from Fiber-Adherent Bacteria in Human Stool. Medical Science Monitor Basic Research, 25, 238.