Faculty

Gabrielle Adams

Gabrielle
Adams

Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Business Administration, and, by Courtesy, Psychology
Garrett Hall L004C

Gabrielle Adams is an assistant professor of public policy and business administration at the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy and in the Darden School of Business’s Leadership and Organizational Behavior area. Adams studies the processes and dynamics that give rise to ‘good’ decisions, policies and conditions in organizations.

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Jazmin Brown-Iannuzzi

Jazmin
Brown-Iannuzzi

Assistant Professor of Psychology and Public Policy

Jazmin Brown-Iannuzzi is an assistant professor of psychology and public policy at the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy. Brown-Iannuzzi's research seeks to understand why social group disparities may persist and, in some cases, grow.

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Eileen Chou

Eileen
Chou

Associate Professor of Public Policy

Eileen Chou is an associate professor of public policy at the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy. Chou's research focuses on the organizational, social, and psychological forces that shape individual and group behavior in organizational settings.

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Benjamin Converse

Benjamin
Converse

Associate Professor of Public Policy and Psychology

Benjamin Converse is an associate professor of public policy and psychology at the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy and the Department of Psychology. His research focuses on motivation, social judgment, problem solving and decision making. He teaches courses related to leadership and negotiations.

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Sophie Trawalter

Sophie
Trawalter

Associate Professor of Public Policy and Psychology

Sophie Trawalter is an associate professor of public policy and psychology at the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy. Trawalter studies phenomena related to social diversity, specifically how people navigate intergroup contact and intergroup contexts, with a particular focus on how people develop competencies and learn to thrive in diverse spaces.

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Timothy Wilson

Timothy
Wilson

Professor of Psychology and Public Policy

Timothy Wilson is a professor of psychology and public policy at the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy and the Sherrell J Aston Professor of Psychology at the University of Virginia. Wilson has conducted research showing the limits of introspection as a source of self-knowledge, the dangers of engaging in too much introspection about why we do what we do, the difficulty in predicting our future emotional reactions, as well as the pleasures we can derive from “just thinking.” He has also conducted research on applications of social psychology to address social problems

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