Area of Expertise
Animal models of drug abuse; biology of reward; conditioned taste aversion learning
Anthony Riley has been involved in the teaching of a variety of classes, including Psychology as a Natural Science, Drugs and Behavior, Neuropharmacology, and Evolution of Behavior. Riley also teaches Neuroscience Seminar, in which upper-level undergraduate and graduate students focus on current issues in the neurosciences; e.g., viral and bacterial infections and biochemical bases of therapeutics. For the past 35 years, he has been involved in scholarly research, focusing primarily on animal models of drug addiction. Riley has published more than 170 journal articles and book chapters and presented more than 325 papers at national and international research conferences. His laboratory has received funding from the National Science Foundation, the National Institute on Drug Abuse, and the MacArthur Foundation.