Ph.D. in Sociology, 2008. Senior Director for Policy and Academic Programs, Washington Center for Equitable Growth.
American Sociological Association Congressional Fellow (2008-2009). Senior Policy Analyst, US Congress Joint Economic Committee (2009-2011). Senior Fellow, Governance Studies, The Brookings Institution (2011-2014).
Ph.D. in Government and Social Policy, 2008. J.D., Harvard Law School, 2006. McKnight Land-Grant Professor and Associate Professor of Law, University of Minnesota.
Postdoctoral Research Fellow and Associate Director, MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience, 2009-2011. Visiting Scholar, Petrie-Flom Center for Health Law Policy, Biotechnology, and Bioethics at Harvard Law School, Jan-May 2015.
Francis X. Shen directs the Shen Neurolaw Lab at the University of Minnesota: "Our motto is: Every story is a brain story, and we focus our attention on the ways in which law and public policy can be improved through integration of brain science." He also serves as Executive Director of Education and Outreach activities for the MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Law and Neuroscience.