Social and clinical psychology, leadership, ethics
Current Research Topics
Behavior change in clinical and non-clinical settings
Self-enhancement and psychological entitlement
Social norms and social networks
Moral judgment and behavior
Tuck School of Business, 2009–present
Faculty, Master of Health Care Delivery Science Program, Dartmouth College, 2011–present
Psychologist, 2015–present, Clinical Research Fellow, 2013–2015, Boston VA Research Institute, VA Boston Healthcare System
Research Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, 2015–present, Teaching Fellow, 2012–14, Boston University School of Medicine
Senior Lecturer in Psychology, Suffolk University, 2015–present
Clinical Fellow in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School, 2012–13
Instructor in Psychology, 2007–08, Teaching Assistant, 2006–08, Stanford University
Licensed Clinical Psychologist, 2014–present
Intern in Clinical Psychology, National Center for PTSD, VA Boston Healthcare System, 2012–13
Ad Hoc Reviewer, American Journal of Political Science, European Journal of Social Psychology, Journal of Abnormal Psychology, Journal of Adolescent Health, Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Journal of Traumatic Stress, Motivation and Emotion, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Philosophical Psychology, Social Psychological and Personality Science
With Y. Inbar, E.M. Zitek, B. Fleuren, and S.J. Breij, "Giving Back: Benefiting from Inequity Promotes Prosociality"
With M.M. Steenkamp and B.T. Litz, "The Epidemiology of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in Afghanistan and Iraq War Veterans"
With A. Whillans and F.S. Chen, "The Benefits of Worse-than-Average Beliefs"
With E.M. Zitek, "I Need Food and I Deserve a Raise: People Feel More Entitled When Hungry"
With E.M. Zitek, "Psychological Entitlement and Preference for Social Hierarchy"
National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship, 2005–08
Stanford University Graduate Research Opportunities Grant, 2008
Regina Casper Graduate Fellowship, Stanford University, 2004–07
Gordon W. Allport Thesis Prize, Harvard University, 2003
Phi Beta Kappa, Harvard University, 2003
National Merit Scholarship, 1999–2003
With A.M. Kleinbaum and P.G. Audia, "An Alter-Centric Perspective on the Origins of Brokerage in Social Networks: How Perceived Empathy Moderates the Self-Monitoring Effect,” Organization Science, forthcoming
With E.M. Zitek, “Marital Status Bias in Perceptions of Employees,” Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 34, 2012
With B.J. Lovett and S.S. Wiltermuth, “Individual Differences in the Moralization of Everyday Life,” Ethics and Behavior, 22, 2012
With A.J. Fay and J. Ehrlinger, “How Social Norms Promote Misleading Social Feedback and Inaccurate Self-Assessment,” Social and Personality Psychology Compass, 6, 2012
With P.G. Audia, “Self-Enhancement and Learning from Performance Feedback,” Academy of Management Review, 37, 2012
With B. Monin, C.S. Dweck, B.J. Lovett, O.P. John, and J.J. Gross, “Misery Has More Company than People Think: Underestimating the Prevalence of Others’ Negative Emotions,” Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 37, 2011
With B.J. Lovett, “Levels of Moralization: A New Conception of Moral Sensitivity,” Journal of Moral Education, 39, 2010
With E.M. Zitek, B. Monin, and F.R. Leach, “Victim Entitlement to Behave Selfishly,” Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 98, 2010
With B. Monin, “From Sucker to Saint: Moralization in Response to Self-Threat,” Psychological Science, 19, 2008
With S. Schnall, J. Haidt, and G. Clore, “Disgust as Embodied Moral Judgment,” Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 34, 2008
With B.J. Lovett, “Moral Values, Moralism, and the 2004 Presidential Election,” Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy, 5, 2005