Adjunct Assistant Professor of Behavioral Science
Booth School of Business, University of Chicago
What He Studies
How people respond to threats to their self-image, how this affects their beliefs and behavior, and how social contexts and psychological processes can either attenuate threats to self-image or exacerbate them.
in the news
Many questions remain to be addressed, both in terms of the psychology and the possibility of implementing such interventions on a larger scale, but this research offers a promising step towards effective, psychological interventions that can play an important role in reducing the achievement gap.
— MIND Guest Blog, Scientific American Mind
His point is that social psychologists need to have rules for the same reason homes have locks. Most people are honest, but although 1 percent will always try to break in and 1 percent never would, in between those poles locks keep people from the temptation of getting something through cheating.
— Science 2.0
Booth School of Business
University of Chicago
5807 S. Woodlawn Ave.
Chicago, IL 60637