AB, Psychology, Yale University PhD, Psychology, Cornell University
At Haas since 2010 2010 - present, Assistant Professor of Marketing, Haas School of Business
External Service and Assignments
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (Editorial board) Social Psychological and Personality Science (Editorial board) Association for Consumer Research Behavioral Science & Policy Association Society for Consumer Psychology Society for Personality and Social Psychology Society for Judgment and Decision Making
Current Research and Interests
Judgment and decision making Consumer experience, preferences, and behavior The self (e.g., self-insight, self-regulation, self-affirmation) Moral psychology Social cognition
Selected Papers and Publications
Critcher, C.R., & Dunning, D. (2015). Self-affirmations provide a broader perspective on self-threat. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 41, 3-18.
Critcher, C.R., & Dunning, D., & Rom S. (2015). Causal trait theories: A new form of person knowledge that explains egocentric pattern projection. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 108, 400-416.
Critcher, C. R., & Gilovich, T. (2008). Incidental environmental anchors. Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, 21, 241-251.
Critcher, C. R., & Zayas, V. (2014). The involuntary excluder effect: Those included by an excluder are seen as exclusive themselves. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 107, 454-474.
Risen, J. L., & Critcher, C. R. (2011). Visceral fit: While in a visceral state, associated states of the world seem more likely. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 100, 777-793.
Rosenzweig, E., & Critcher, C. R. (2014). Decomposing forecasting: The salience-assessment-weighting (SAW) model. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 23, 368-373.