Dan McCloskey is an associate professor of Psychology at the College of Staten Island, a senior college of The City University of New York (CUNY) where he is a member of the Center for Developmental Neuroscience. He holds doctoral appointments at the CUNY Graduate Center in Neuroscience and Neuropsychology. Dr. McCloskey received his PhD in Biological Psychology from Stony Brook University in 2003. He uses a combination of computationally-intensive approaches to study animal behavior, quantitative neuroanatomy, and single cell and network level electrophysiology.


  • Behavioral Neuroscience
  • Evolutionary Biology
  • Environmental and Social Influences on Brain and Behavior


  • PhD in Integrative Neuroscience, 2003

    Stony Brook University

  • BA in Psychology, 1997

    SUNY College at Oswego