Faculty

Affiliated Faculty

Director, Master of Behavioral and Decision Sciences;
S. J. Patterson Harvie Professor
Departments of Philosophy and Psychology 

Area of study:
Behavioral decision science, social norms

Emeritus Professor of Psychology

Area of study:
Judgment and decision-making

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Area of study:
Behavioral psychology and economics

Assistant Professor of Nursing and Assistant Professor of Health Policy

Area of study:
Health policy, field experiments

Associate Professor, Annenberg School for Communication; Director of the Network Dynamics Group; Faculty Associate, Warren Center for Network and Data Sciences; Faculty Associate, School of Engineering

Area of study:
Computational models, social networks

Associate Professor of Economics

Area of study:
Decision and game theory

Annenberg Professor of Natural Sciences; Professor of Psychology; Director of the Center for Neuroscience & Society

Area of study:
Neuroscience

Associate Professor, Psychology

Area of study:
Moral and social psychology

Assistant Professor, Political Science

Area of study:
Political economy of development, social networks

Baird Term Associate Professor

Area of study:
Neuroeconomics

Professor, Operations, Information & Decisions, Wharton

Area of study:
Computational models, artificial societies

Frederick J. Warren Professor of Demography

Area of study:
Social networks

Professor of Psychology & Director of Undergraduate Studies

Area of study:
Behavioral psychology and economics

I. George Heyman University Professor of Psychology and Marketing

Area of study:
Judgment and decision-making

Professor of Social Policy and of Health & Societies; Senior Fellow in Public Health Director, PhD Program; Director, The Evelyn Jacobs Ortner Center on Family Violence

Area of study:
Social policy and practice

Leonore Annenberg University Professor, Psychology

Area of study:
Political psychology, judgment and decision-making

Professor, UNESCO Chair in Learning and Literacy; Director, International Literacy Institute and National Center on Adult Literacy; Director, International Educational Development Program; Graduate School of Education

Area of study:
Education in developing countries

Assistant Professor of Law and Psychology, Law School

Area of study:
The psychology of legal decision-making


Current Instructors

Postdoctoral Fellow and Lecturer, Master of Behavioral and Decision Sciences

Area of study:
Political science, democratic theory and political epistemology

Senior Research Fellow, Department of Psychology; Lecturer, the Wharton School and Master of Behavioral and Decision Sciences

Area of study:
Negotiation and rhetorical strategies

Postdoctoral Researcher, Philosophy, Politics and Economics Program and the Behavioral Ethics Lab; Lecturer, Master of Behavioral and Decision Sciences

Area of study:
Experimental behavioral economics, behavioral ethics, crime and corruption

Lead Economist, Development Research Group, the World Bank; Lecturer, Master of Behavioral and Decision Sciences

Area of study:
Economics and social norms

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