Student Affiliates

Megan Kang, gs

Research Interest: Megan is a PhD candidate in the department of sociology whose research focuses on how individuals navigating violent contexts signal trustworthiness and how community members intervene in violence. She uses an ethnographic approach to studying social behaviors in context.


Inyoung Lee

Research Interest: Inyoung is a graduate student in the department of business administration at Seoul National University with a focus on consumer behavior, visiting Princeton in 2023. She is interested in understanding the motives behind purchasing decisions, especially in the cultural consumption domain. Her research…

Marko Petrovic, '24

Marko is interested in research exploring how human behavior intersects with housing and environmental policies, particularly how people formulate beliefs towards the environment and the decision-making process as it pertains to the housing market.

Johnatan Reiss, '23

Johnatan is interested in the behavioral aspects of decision making in public finance institutions. His senior thesis at Princeton aims to propose empirical methods for evaluating the extent to which certain organizational structures affect organizational learning in trade disputes. 

Arantxa Rodriguez-Uribe, gs

Arantxa's research focuses focus on understanding the consequences of growing up in areas with gang control on youth’s human capital accumulation, understanding gang entry, and developing and evaluating policy options to reduce gang recruitment.

Calvin Spanbauer, gs

Research Interest: Calvin is a first-year Ph.D. student in the Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy (STEP) program at Princeton’s School of Public and International Affairs. In his research, Calvin investigates the human dimensions of energy transitions in the U.S., China, and Germany. Ultimately, he aims to…

Melissa Tier, gs

Research Interest: Melissa is a PhD candidate in the Science, Technology, & Environmental Policy program within the School for Public and International Affairs.She pursues research on multi-level climate adaptation governance and decision-making, drawing on interdisciplinary methods from political science, behavioral…

Yasmine Zein, '23

Yasmine is interested in how behavioral science and psychology can be incorporated in economic and environmental policy design. Her senior thesis at Princeton investigates the effects of different types of flood risk information on coastal home values.