Faculty Directory

Daniel C. Feiler

Visiting Assistant Professor of Business Administration



DegreePhD, Duke University, 2012; BS, Carnegie Mellon University, 2007

AREAS OF EXPERTISEManagerial decision-making and behavioral economics

Current Research Topics

  • Biased learning with incomplete information
  • Over-attribution to leaders
  • Pro-social motivation

Selected Publications

  • With J. Tong and R. Larrick,"Biased Judgment in Censored Environments," Management Science, forthcoming
  • With L. Tost and A. Grant, "Mixed Reasons, Missed Givings: The Costs of Blending Egoistic and Altruistic Reasons in Donation Requests," Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 48(6), November 2012
  • With J. Soll, "A Blind Spot in Driving Decisions: How Neglecting Costs Puts us in Overdrive," Climatic Change, 98, 2010

Working Papers

  • "Managerial Underestimation of Employee Capability"
  • With E. Taylor, "The Wheel of Misfortune and Managerial Dismissal: Evidence of Over-Attribution to Leaders"


  • Finalist, INFORMS, Decision Analysis Society Student Paper Award, 2011
  • Best Poster Award, Behavioral Decision Research in Management, 2010
  • James B. Duke Fellowship, Duke University 2007–10

Professional Activities

Academic positions

  • Tuck School, 2012–present

Editorial positions

  • Ad Hoc Reviewer, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes