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Stephanie M. Hare, PhD

Academic Title:

Assistant Professor

Primary Appointment:


Education and Training

University of Wisconsin Madison, BS 2009 (Neurobiology)

Loyola University Chicago, MA 2012 (Philosophy; Specialization: Ethics, Neuroethics)

Georgia State University, MA 2016 (Neuroscience)

Georgia State University, PhD 2018 (Neuroscience; concentration: Neuroethics)




Dr. Hare is a neuroscientist using functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) analyses as a window to understand how brain excitability becomes altered in schizophrenia with a specialization in investigating networks underlying hallucinations. Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is a cutting-edge tool that can be used to normalize neural circuit function and may provide a new window to better understand altered brain excitability in schizophrenia and its relationship to symptoms. Dr. Hare is interested in combining TMS and fMRI approaches to better understand cognitive impairments, a historically underserved treatment target in the field of schizophrenia research. Given her training in ethics, Dr. Hare also has widepread interests in the ethical, legal and social implications of neuroscience technologies including fMRI, TMS and artificial intelligence/machine learning.


Research/Clinical Keywords

schizophrenia, hallucinations, functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS)

Highlighted Publications

Hare, S.M., Du, X., Adhikari, B.M., Garcia, L., Bruce, H., Kochunov, P., Hong, L.E. Mapping Local and Long-Distance Resting Connectivity Markers of TMS-Related Inhibition Deficits in Schizophrenia. Neuroimage Clin 2021 Apr 30; 31:102688.

Hare, S.M., Chiappelli, J.J., Adhikari, B.M., Kvarta, M., Goldwaser, E., Du, X., Chen, S., Kochunov, P., Hong, L.E.  Local and Long-Range Connectivity Patterns of Auditory Perceptual Disturbance in Schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Research. 2021. Feb;228:262-270.

Kochunov P, Fan F, Ryan MC, Hatch KS, Tan S, Jahanshad N, Thompson PM, van Erp TGM, Turner JA, Chen S, Du X, Adhikari B, Bruce H, Hare S, Goldwaser E, Kvarta M, Huang J, Tong J, Cui Y, Cao B, Tan Y, Hong LE. Translating ENIGMA schizophrenia findings using the regional vulnerability index: Association with cognition, symptoms, and disease trajectory. Hum Brain Mapp. 2020 May 28.

Hare, S.M., Ford, J.M., Mathalon, D.H., Ahmadi, A., Damaraju, E., Bustillo, J., Belger, A., Lee, H.J., Mueller, B.A., Lim, K.O., Brown, G.G., Preda, A., van Erp, T.G.M, Potkin, S.G., Calhoun, V.D., Turner, J.A. Salience-Default Mode Functional Network Connectivity Linked to Positive and Negative Symptoms of Schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Bulletin. 2019 Jun 18;45(4):892-901.

Hare, S.M., Ford, J.M., Ahmadi, A., Damaraju, E., Belger, A., Bustillo, J., Lee, H.J., Mathalon, D.H., Mueller, B.A., Preda, A., van Erp, T.G.M., Potkin, S.G., Calhoun, V.D., Turner, J.A. Modality-Dependent Impact of Hallucinations on Low-Frequency Fluctuations in Schizophrenia. Schizophrenia Bulletin. 2017 Mar; 43(2):389–396.


Hare, S.M., Vincent, N.A. Happiness, Cerebroscopes and Incorrigibility: Prospects for Neuroeudaimonia. Neuroethics. 2016 April; 9(1):69-84