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Paul Soto, Ph.D.

Paul Soto, Ph.D.

Dr. Soto is a Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational Psychology and Leadership. Dr. Soto completed his Ph.D. at Emory University in Atlanta, GA under the mentorship of Dr. Jack McDowell and a postdoctoral fellowship at the National Institute on Drug Abuse under the mentorship of Dr. Jonathan Katz. Before coming to Texas Tech University, Dr. Soto was an Instructor in the Division of Behavioral Biology in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD. Dr. Soto’s research is focused on the behavioral effects of drugs with particular emphasis on discovery of potential pharmacotherapeutics for diseases and disorders such as Alzheimer’s disease, autism, and addiction.