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Affiliated Faculty

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

Emeritus Professor of Psychology

Assistant Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry; Director, Implementation Research

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Associate Professor of Nursing and Assistant Professor of Health Policy

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

Associate Professor of Economics

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

Associate Professor, Psychology

Associate Professor, Political Science

Daniel Hopkins

Professor, Ronald O. Perelman Center for Political Science and Economics

Baird Term Associate Professor

Professor, Operations, Information & Decisions, Wharton

Frederick J. Warren Professor of Demography

I. George Heyman University Professor of Psychology and Marketing

Evan C. Thompson Endowed Term Chair for Excellence in Teaching; Professor, Operations, Information & Decisions, Wharton

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

Leonore Annenberg University Professor, Psychology

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

Professor of Law and Psychology, Law School

Current Instructors

Senior Research Fellow, Department of Psychology; Lecturer, the Wharton School

Postdoctoral Researcher, Master of Behavioral and Decision Sciences and Senior Research Fellow at the Identity and Conflict Lab, Political Science Department

Distinguished Fellow, Master of Behavioral and Decision Sciences; Professor of Economics, Loughborough University

Visiting Fellow, Behavioral Innovation Director, Maritz

Senior Lecturer, Master of Behavioral and Decision Sciences

Postdoctoral Fellow, Penn Social Norms Group (PennSoNG); Lecturer, Master of Behavioral and Decision Sciences

Student & alumni stories

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