Tony Ro completed his undergraduate degree in psychology at the University of California, Berkeley. He received his PhD in neuroscience from the University of California, Davis and was a postdoctoral fellow at the Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience of the University College London. He was previously an Assistant Professor and then an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at Rice University and a Professor at The City College of New York.  He is currently a Presidential Professor in Psychology and Biology and the Director of the MS Program in Cognitive Neuroscience at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. His laboratory investigates the cognitive and neural architecture involved in attention and perception using TMS, EEG, fMRI, and optical imaging in neurologically healthy and impaired individuals.