Senior Economist, U.S. Government Accountability Office, Financial Markets and Community Investments Group
Brown received her PhD in Policy Analysis from the Pardee RAND Graduate School in 2006. Prior to joining the Center, she was a postdoctoral fellow in Finance and Economics at the University of Technology, Sydney and a temporary assistant professor at American University. Read more about Abigail Brown
Chakroff is a second year PhD candidate in the Psychology Department at Harvard University, working in the Moral Cognition lab of Professor Joshua Greene. He holds a BA from Hampshire College, where he studied cognitive neuroscience and philosophy of mind. Read more about Aleksandr Chakroff
Professor, University of Massachusetts-Boston Clinical Psychologist
Cosgrove is Associate Professor at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. She received her PhD in Clinical Psychology from Duquesne University. Her latest book, Psychiatry Under the Influence, written with co-author Robert Whitaker, was published in April 2015.
Desai is Assistant Professor at the Kenan-Flagler Business School in the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. She has a bachelor's degree in engineering, a master's degree in Finance, and a doctoral degree in Management.
Daniel Effron's research examines the psychological processes that allow people to act in morally questionable ways without feeling like immoral people, and that shape how people respond to the moral transgressions of others. For example, he has investigated how refraining from wrongdoing in the past can make people willing to act less virtuously in the future; when and why a history of good deeds can get one "off the hook" for subsequent transgressions; and what makes individuals willing to acknowledge and redress atrocities committed by their national or ethnic groups.
Kaplan earned a BA at the State University of New York at Buffalo and a Master of Journalism degree from University of California, Berkeley. She is a prize-winning investigative reporter who focuses on the intersection of politics, money and public health. Read more about Sheila Kaplan
Celia Moore is currently an Assistant Professor of Organisational Behaviour at the London Business School in London, England. She received her PhD from the Rotman School of Management at the University of Toronto in 2008, after earning a BA in Philosophy from McGill University and a Master's in Public Administration from Columbia University. Read more about Celia Moore
Brandi Newell is a second year student in Harvard's Department of Psychology working jointly with Jason Mitchell's Social, Cognitive, and Affective Neuroscience Lab and Mahzarin Banaji's Implicit Social Cognition Lab. She received a BA in Psychology from Wellesley College in 2008 and went on to explore the neural correlates of human decision-making as a Post-baccalaureate Research Fellow in Scott Huettel's Neuroeconomics Lab at Duke University.