Past Research Speakers

Faculty Research Speaker Series

Jennifer Carson Marr

Assistant Professor, Management & Organization, Maryland Smith
Nov 18, 2022 12:00 PM

Jennifer Carson Marr is an Assistant Professor in the Management and Organization Department, at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland. She received her PhD in Organizational Behavior from London Business School.

Professor Marr's research examines the dynamics of status hierarchies and motivational goals.

Faculty Research Speaker Series

Guy Grossman

Professor of Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania
Oct 28, 2022 12:00 PM

Guy Grossman is a Professor of Political Science at the University of Pennsylvania. His research is in applied political economy, with substantive focus on the intersection of technology and governance, political accountability, forced migration and conflict processes, and a regional focus on sub-Saharan Africa and Israel-Palestine.

Faculty Research Speaker Series

David Leblang

Labor Market Policy as Immigration Control?
Oct 21, 2022, 12:00 PM

David Leblang's research focuses on global migration, including refugee and migrant choice, as well as the link between migration and observed international investment, remittance flows, and the spread of democracy.

Faculty Research Speaker Series

Åsa Löfgren

Associate Professor in Economics, University of Gothenburg
Prices versus Standards: Evidence from an Artefactual Field Experiment on Managerial Investment Behavior
Oct 07, 2022 12:00 PM

Åsa Löfgren is associate professor at the Department of Economics, University of Gothenburg and chairs the Centre for Collective Action Research. Löfgren is an international expert in the area of climate economics; in particular she has focused on climate change and behavioral economics. She is particularly interested in the effect and design of policy instruments, fairness, and industrial investment behavior, such as firms' carbon-reduction investment behavior in response to climate strategies.

Faculty Research Speaker Series

Tatiana Homonoff

Associate Professor of Economics and Public Policy, NYU Wagner
Administrative Burden and Procedural Denials: Experimental Evidence from SNAP (with Eric Giannella, Jason Somerville, and Gwen Rino)
Sep 30, 2022 12:00 PM

Tatiana Homonoff is an Associate Professor of Economics and Public Policy at NYU’s Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service. Her research focuses on identifying areas in which behavioral economics can improve public policy, primarily in the areas of tax policy, program participation, and consumer finance.

Faculty Research Speaker Series

Gerald Higginbotham

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Postdoctoral Research Associate, Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy
U.S. Histories of Racism: A Critical Social Context and Motivated Mental Representation
Sep 23, 2022 12:00 PM

Gerald Higginbotham researches the role of culture and identity in education and politics, seeking to provide insight into (a) how history functions as important context that shapes how individuals see themselves and others and (b) how perceptions of history and its consequences are shaped by an individual’s attitudes and group memberships. 

Faculty Research Speaker Series

Jieun Pai

Postdoctoral Research Associate, Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy
Striving for the Status Quo: Stasis-Striving, Supplication, and Psychological Distress in Competitive Context
Sep 16, 2022 12:00 PM

Jieun Pai is a postdoctoral researcher at the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy at the University of Virginia. Pai researches social hierarchy and conflict resolution to provide insight into how people can satisfy their need for status in teams and organizations harmoniously. Her work challenges the assumption that status conflict is a battle over rank with winners and losers.

Faculty Research Speaker Series

Lyangela Gutierrez

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Postdoctoral Research Associate, Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy
When Allyship Becomes Invasive: Perceptions of Dominant Group Members’ Participation in Minority Spaces
Sep 09, 2022 12:00 PM

Lyangela Gutierrez researches factors that impact racial and gender equity in organizations, such as through investigating the unintended consequences of efforts meant to address racial/gender inequity.

Faculty Research Speaker Series

Kyle Dobson

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, The University of Texas at Austin
A Transparency Statement Transforms Community-Police Interactions
Aug 26, 2022, 12:00 PM

Kyle Dobson studies how we form authentic connections at work.  Dobson's research examines how organizations often devalue employees’ authenticity to ensure conformity and reduce conflict at the cost of inclusion, engagement, commitment, and performance—in settings from police departments to schools.

Faculty Research Speaker Series

Matthew Notowidigdo

Professor of Economics, Chicago Booth
Consumer-Financed Fiscal Stimulus: Evidence from Digital Coupons in China
May 06, 2022

Matthew J. Notowidigdo studies a broad set of topics in labor economics and health economics. In labor economics, his research has focused on understanding the causes and consequences of long-term unemployment and the economic effects of unemployment insurance over the business cycle. Notowidigdo’s research in health economics focuses on the effects of public health insurance on labor supply and the effects of income on health spending. He is currently working with several state governments on large-scale randomized experiments of existing social insurance programs.