The
CalArts Alumni Magazine

Salvatore (Sam) Torrisi ’03

Salvatore (Sam) Torrisi ’03 reports, “I earned my MFA in Comp/New Media, and later an MA in Applied Linguistics from UCLA. Then I earned a Ph.D. in Neuroscience from UCLA, after which I did a five-year post-doc at the National Institute of Mental Health in Bethesda, MD. I’m now a research scientist at UC Berkeley in the Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute working with ultra-high field MRI.”