Patrick Turley is an assistant professor (research) of economics at the Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR) and in the Department of Economics at University of Southern California. He directs the Behavioral and Health Genomics Center at CESR. Dr. Turley is the chair of the Method Development Working Group and a member of the Steering Committee for the Social Science Genetic Association Consortium. His research fields include in social science genomics, statistical genetics, econometrics, and labor economics. Dr. Turley obtained his PhD in Economics from Harvard University.