Faculty and Executive Leadership Directory
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Ph.D. in Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, 1971
M.A. in Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, 1969
B.S., New York University, 1968
At Haas since 2016
2016 – present, Lecturer, Haas School of Business
Spring 2014, Visiting Professor, Stern School of Business, New York University
1994 – present, Dorwin P. Cartwright Professor of Social Theory and Social Action, Swarthmore College
- Chair, Department of Psychology, 2012-13
- Associate Provost, 1996-1999
- Chair, Department of Psychology, 1995-1996
1983 – 1994, Professor of Psychology, Swarthmore College
1984 – 1985, Professor of Psychology (Resigned Post), University of Pennsylvania
1978 – 1983, Adjunct Associate Professor of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania
1976 – 1983, Associate Professor of Psychology, Swarthmore College
- Department Chair 1979-1986
1971 – 1976, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Swarthmore College
Current Research and Interests
- Work satisfaction
- Practical wisdom
- Relation between economics and psychology
- Decision making
Selected Papers and Publications
- What does it mean to be a rational decision maker? Journal of Marketing Behavior, 1, 113-146.
- Multiple types of motives don’t multiply the motivation of West Point cadets. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 111, 10990-10995 [On line June 30]. (With Amy Wrzesniewski, Xiangyu Cong, Michael Kane, Audrey Omar, and Thomas Kolditz).
- Too much of a good thing: The challenge and opportunity of the inverted-U. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 6, 61-76. (with A. M. Grant).
- Maximizing versus satisficing: Happiness is a matter of choice. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 83, 1178-1197. (With A. Ward, J. Monterosso, S. Lyubomirsky, K. White, & D.R. Lehman).
The Battle for Human Nature (1986)
The Costs of Living (1994)
The Paradox of Choice (2004)
Practical Wisdom (2010)
Why We Work (2015)
- Thinking, Judgment and Decision Making
- Practical Wisdom
- Psychology of Happiness
- Work, Wisdom, and Happiness
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