Professor Shevell received an A.B. in Psychology and M.S. in Engineering from Stanford University; an M.A. in statistics from University of Michigan; and a Ph.D. in Psychology (mathematical psychology area) from the University of Michigan. He is the founding associate editor of the Journal of Vision, former senior editor of Vision Research, past- president of the Vision Sciences Society and a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science (APS), the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), the Optical Society of America, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).