Neurophilosophy Graduate Student, Georgia State University

Andrew is a philosopher and neuroscientist interested in neurolaw---especially as it pertains to so called "mental illnesses" and lgbtq studies. On the philosophy side, he is currently researching how developments in neuroscience challenge essentialist models of homosexuality, and, on the neuroscience side, he is researching psychopathic traits in chimpanzees and their neural correlates. Andrew received his B.A in philosophy from The Colorado College in 2013 and is currently an interdisciplinary graduate student in the department of philosophy at Georgia State University. His articles have been featured in Newsweek, Foxnews, Slate, Liberaland, BusinessTech, MSN News, and The University of Oxford Practical Ethics Blog.
He recently joined twitter @andrew_vierra
Some of his more recent work can be found here:


  • –present
    Neurophilosophy Graduate Student, Georgia State University


  • 2013 
    Colorado College, BA Philosophy