Amos is a Visiting Professor of economics at University of Toronto, and was most recently Assistant Professor of finance at Ivey Business School at Western University. He finished his PhD in 2013 in behavioral finance and neuroeconomics at Claremont Graduate University, where he was awarded the Kauffman Neuroeconomics Fellowship. His dissertation is on the effects of androgens on financial decision-making in both market and non-market environments. His fields of interest are behavioral finance, behavioral economics, experimental economics, and neuroeconomics.
Amos attended University of Oregon in Eugene, graduating cum laude. He won Best Honors Paper and earned Departmental Honors in economics. At the University of Oregon, he worked closely with Bill Harbaugh and Bruce Blonigen.