J. P. Harvie Professor of Philosophy and Psychology
Interests: The intersection of philosophy, psychology and economics. Lab and field experiments on fairness, trust, and cooperation. Measuring social norms experimentally, eliciting expectation
Baird Term Assistant Professor of Psychology
Interests: how people make choices, and the neurophysiological mechanisms underlying decision-making
Method: combining approaches from experimental economics, the psychology of judgment and decision-making, and social and cognitive neuroscience.
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Interests: Cognitive mechanisms involved in judgment and decision making; Mathematical and computational modeling; Behavioral economics.
Associate Professor at the University of Pennsylvania
Interests: Social Epidemiology, Collective Action and Collective Behavior, Social Networks, Web-Based Experiments, Online Health Policy, Computational and Agent Based Modeling
Frederick J. Warren Professor of Demography & Professor of Sociology, at the University of Pennsylvania
Interests: Demography, Low and Lowest-Low Fertility, Global Health, Economic Development, Twin Studies
Patricia Bleznak Silverstein and Howard A. Silverstein Endowed Term Chair in Global Women’s Health, at the University of Pennsylvania
Interests: Health promotion and advocacy, especially through primary health care with underserved populations
Postdoctoral Fellow (2018 – 2019)
Interests: behavioral economics, philosophy & economics, especially people’s redistribution preferences and fairness judgments, ethical behavior in markets, endogenous institutions and decision rights, freedom of choice; Methods: experiments, surveys
Abraham Aldama Navarrete
Postdoctoral Researcher (2019 – Present)
Interests: Comparative politics, political economy and political psychology, with a particular interest in developing countries.
William (Zev) Berger
Postdoctoral Fellow (2017 – Present)
Interests: Public opinion and behavior, applied political theory, social and political epistemology, democratic theory, epistemic democracy, religion and politics.
Postdoctoral Fellow (2019 – Present)
My research interests are in the areas of behavioral and experimental economics. In particular, my work focuses on decision making related to social preferences and demand for information about others’ economic behavior and outcome—“social curiosity”— in social dilemmas, both theoretically and empirically.
Interests: Global Health, Childhood infectious diseases, Sanitation, Hygiene, LMIC.
Professor of Economics at the University of Palermo (Italy)
Research Associate at the London School of Economics (UK).
Interests: Freedom and its behavioral, policy and political implications.
Visiting Scholar (Fall 2013 – Present)
Interests: Bayesian Econometrics, Behavioral Economics, Cultural and Institutional Economics, Econometrics, Economic Growth, Evolutionary Dynamics, Social Interactions Models
Department of Political Science
Luiss Guido Carli – Roma
Interests: Behavioral Economics, Social Norms, Game Theory, Philosophy of Social Sciences
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Professor Apicella’s work specializes in mate selection and attraction, behavioral endocrinology, behavior genetics, sex differences, behavioral economics, evolutionary psychology and social networks and the evolution of cooperation.
Lecturer & Coordinator of PPE Program, King’s College London
Research Associate at the London School of Economics
Interests: Philosophy of Science; Philosophy of Economics; Philosophy of the Social Sciences; Social and Political Philosophy; Philosophy of the Cognitive Sciences; Moral Philosophy; Philosophy and Public Policy; Metaphysics.
Postdoctoral Fellow – Social Norms and Sanitation Project
Interested in the underpinnings, both ultimate and proximate, of pro-social and moral behavior. Particularly interested in how people respond to violations of social norms and how these responses may be what allows humans to cooperate on such large scales.
Graduate Student in Philosophy & Member Penn SoNG (2013-Present)
Interested in Ethics and Ethical Theory, Philosophy of Mind and Psychology, Social Philosophy (including Philosophy of Social Science), Political Philosophy, Philosophical Methodology.
Interests: My main research interests lie in the areas of philosophy of social science and decision theory. In particular, I am interested in exploring the ways in which philosophical analysis of psychological concepts can be used to improve the explanatory and predictive power of Icek Ajzen’s theory of planned behavior.
Interests: Philosophy of science, philosophy of the social sciences, social epistemology
Interests: Mechanisms of fascination, mindfulness, behavioral economics, motivations underlying decision-making, moral psychology, and the self-concept