Nov. 16th, 2009 at home
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University of Pennsylvania

Department of Psychology



my home department at the University of Wyoming


I am a postdoctoral research scientist at the Center for Research on Environmental Decisions (CRED) at the Columbia Univeristy.

My main research interests are in decision making under uncertainty, especially as it relates to environmental decisions. Most of my research incorporate both economic modeling and psychological factors. More information on my current research can be found on my research page here.

I am both an economist and a psychologist by training and received my Ph.D in Environmental and Resource Economics from from the University of Wyoming (2007) and Ph.D in Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania (2009).

My inner curiosity towards both Homo economicus (Economic Man) and human nature determines my double identities and has guided my research. Thanks to rising new fields, such as decision making and behavior economics, there is a emerging bridge between economists and psychologists. I see myself as becoming a brick of the bridge.


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