Paula Croxson, Ph.D.
Paula Croxson is the foundation’s Director of the Dana Frontiers Program. She is a neuroscientist, science communicator, musician, and open water swimmer. She received an M.A. from the University of Cambridge and a M.Sc. and a Ph.D. from the University of Oxford before moving to New York where she was a postdoctoral fellow and then an assistant professor at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai. In 2018 she transitioned to Columbia University’s Zuckerman Institute, leading their public engagement programs until moving to Dana in summer 2022. Paula is a 2017 winner of SfN’s Science Educator Award.