Austin is a Multidisciplinary Research Analyst at The Expert Institute. Prior to joining the Expert Institute, Austin worked as a data analyst and psychiatric technician at PrairieCare, providing transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) therapy and improving the efficacy of treatment using patient data. Austin also served on PrarieCare’s steering committee for diversity and inclusion. During his collegiate career, he was heavily involved in an NSF-funded study examining the bias present in police lineups used in criminal cases.

Austin received his bachelor’s degree in psychology dual-focused in clinical psychology and psychology & law from Augsburg University.