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Principal Researchers

After completing their PhD programs, principal researchers at the Center for Decision Research collaborate with faculty on innovative projects about judgment, decision-making, motivation, and other topics at the nexus of business and behavioral science.

Our principal researcher alumni now teach at leading academic institutions and apply their behavioral science expertise in businesses and mission-driven organizations across the globe. 

Meet our current principal researchers

Stav Atir

Stav Atir

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Education

PhD, Psychology, Cornell University
BS, Psychology, Yale University

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Olivia Bergman

Olivia Bergman

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EDUCATION 

PhD, Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 
BA, Wellesley College

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James Dungan

James Dungan

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Education

PhD, Social Psychology, Boston College
BS, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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Margaret Echelbarger

Margaret Echelbarger

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Education

PhD, Psychology, University of Michigan
MS, Psychology, University of Michigan 
MA, Child Language, University of Kansas
BA, Cognitive and Linguistic Sciences, Wellesley College

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Lauren Eskreis-Winkler

Lauren Eskreis-Winkler

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Education

PhD, Psychology, University of Pennsylvania

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Andrew Meyer

Andrew Meyer

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Education

PhD, Management, Yale University
BA, Psychology, Wesleyan 

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Andras Molnar

Andras Molnar

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Education

PhD, Behavioral Decision Research, Carnegie Mellon University
MA, Economics, University of Pécs
BA, Economics, University of Pécs

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Stefan Uddenberg

Stefan Uddenberg

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Education

PhD, Cognitive Psychology, Yale University
BA, Cognitive Science & Japanese Studies, Dartmouth College

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Xuan Zhao

Xuan Zhao

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Education

PhD, Social Psychology, Brown University
BS, Chu Kochen College, Zhejiang University

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