Minna Ng received her PhD in Psychology from the University of California, San Diego. She attended Kingsborough Community College and City College, CUNY in New York. Currently, Minna is an Assistant Professor of the Practice in the Psychology & Neuroscience Department at Duke University. She teaches undergraduate neuroscience courses and co-leads the Duke Team-Based Learning Lab with Thomas Newpher, PhD. Their lab studies collaborative learning and student engagement, motivation, and retention in STEM. Minna is a first-generation college student, was born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. She loves chocolate, belly laughs and Star Trek.