Betsy Levy Paluck named 2017 MacArthur Fellow

Wednesday, Oct 11, 2017
by lesliej

Betsy Levy Paluck, Professor of Psychology and Public Affairs and Deputy Director of the Kahneman-Treiman Center for Behavioral Science & Public Policy was named among the 24 MacArthur Fellows for 2017.  She was recognized for what is commonly known as the "Genius Award" for "unraveling how social networks and norms influence our interactions with one another and identifying interventions that can change destructive behavior."  A University news story provides more detail on Betsy's work and impact, including a link to the MacArthur Foundation's short video on her.

 

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