I'm a doctoral student in Behavioral Marketing and Social Psychology at The Wharton School of Business, University of Pennsylvania. I study judgment and decision-making in the domains of prosociality and politics. I'm especially interested in the peculiar ways in which moral and reputational considerations creep into our decisions, our experiences, and our perceptions of others.
My current experimental research unpacks how consumers respond to firms and individuals who do good, and how they themselves bolster and protect their self-image through prosocial behavior. I also study broader topics in social psychology and judgment and decision making such as how individuals draw insight from crowds, how kindergarteners learn to manage their reputations, and how people think about intellectual property and political polarization.
Prior to my graduate study, I worked at Bridgewater Associates, managing operations, people, and culture initiatives. I received my B.A. cum laude with distinction in Cognitive Science from Yale University in 2015.