Center Affiliated Faculty member Elke Weber, the Gerhard R. Andlinger Professor in Energy and the Environment and professor of psychology and public affairs, recently received the Patrick Suppes Prize in Psychology from the American Philosophical Society for her work to understand how people make decisions in real-world, uncertain environments.
In presenting the award to Weber, Richard Shiffrin, the chair of the selection committee and the Luther Dana Waterman Professor of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Indiana University, said, “Dr. Weber is one of the world’s most respected decision scientists, and her research is marked by her desire to help society by helping people make wise decisions in real-world settings. Dr. Weber’s research aligns perfectly with the mission of the American Philosophical Society of promoting useful knowledge.”
Read about some of Weber’s other accomplishments and past scholarship in the announcement: Weber receives Patrick Suppes Prize in Psychology