People interested in Decision Making in the University, or with connections to it

Name and Institute

Decision research areas of interest

CDR Directors

Wändi Bruine de Bruin
Leeds University Business School
Carnegie Mellon University (USA)
RAND Corporation (USA)

Individual differences in decision making across the life span; risk perception and communication;  financial; health and environmental

Barbara Summers
Leeds University Business School

Individual decision making

Executive Board

Hilary Bekker
Leeds Institute of Health Sciences

International expert in patient decision aid development, implementation and evaluation, enabling professionals to support patients informed and shared decision making about healthcare. 

Suraje Dessai


Sustainability Research Institute

Quantification and management of uncertainty, perception of risk and the science-policy interface in climate change impacts, adaptation and vulnerability

Louise Dye
School of Psychology

Decision-making and eating behaviour

Leeds University Business School Decision Research

Nicola Bown
Leeds University Business School

Individual decision making; strategic decision making under conditions of risk and uncertainty; individual career decision making and planning; the relationship between personal and social identity and behaviour at work

Bill Gerrard
Leeds University Business School

The use of statistical analysis within an evidence-based approach to decision making; the effects of uncertainty on decision making

Richard Hodgett
Leeds University Business School

Decision-making techniques including multi-objective optimisation and multi-attribute methods, techniques to mitigate or evaluate uncertainty, innovation and product development, enterprise and commercialisation

Gulbanu Kaptan
Leeds University Business School

Judgement and decision making, with special interest in food-related risk/benefit perception and communication; values and cross-cultural comparisons

Astrid Kause 
Leeds University Business School

How individuals communicate and behave in the face of uncertain and complex challenges 

Vedran Lesic
Leeds University Business School, PhD student

Consumers' perceptions of energy use; environmental decision-making

John Maule
Leeds University Business School 

Time pressure and decision making; the psychology of decision making

Simon McNair
Leeds University Business School

Financial; the role of emotions in decision making; probabilistic reasoning

Yasmina Okan
Leeds University Business School 

Designing graphical displays for risk communication, contextual and emotional factors in moral judgement and decision making

Alan Pearman
Leeds University Business School

Multi-criteria decision making; risk analysis; policy and project evaluation; stakeholder engagement

Sonja Perkovic 
Leeds University Business School, PhD student 

Consumers' decision making processes regarding organic food products; process-tracing.

Hannah Preston
Leeds University Business School

Organising the CDR seminar series and providing support for the ESRC FOOD project. Updating communication channels.

Rob Ranyard
Visiting Professor, Leeds University Business School

The psychology of decision making, and Economic Psychology

Chris Riley
Leeds University Business School

The behavioural underpinnings of investor under-reaction and over-reaction Investigated using experimental techniques and market data

Sajid Siraj
Leeds University Business School

Decision making with and without data; multi-criteria decision making techniques and their use in decision support systems

Andrea Taylor
Leeds University Business School 

Communication of risk and uncertainty; the role of emotion and numeracy in choice; public perceptions of weather and climate change

David Allen
Leeds University Business School

Information use and behaviour; implications of new technologies for decision making and other management processes

Konstantinos Bozos
Leeds University Business School

Strategic investment decisions: content, context & processes; the components and determinants of success in strategic investment decisions; management accounting; practices for decision support

Militza Callinan
Leeds University Business School

Individual differences in decision making; impacts of group assessment contexts, and of self-presentation strategies, on personnel decisions

Mark Houghton
Leeds University Business School

The roles of framing, perception/ attention and internal representation in judgement and decision making

Nicky Shaw
Leeds University Business School

Performance management, decision support and social network analysis

School of Healthcare

Russell Gurbutt
School of Healthcare 

Clinical; management 

DK Theo Raynor
School of Healthcare

Decision making by patients about medicines; what information do they need to balance the possible benefits and harms?

Julia Maz
Institute for Innovations in Professional Practice

Patient /family/significant other decision making particularly within the context of chronic disabling conditions

Health Sciences

Cath Jackson
Health Sciences, University of York

Individual consumer decision making

Dorothy McCaughan
Health Sciences, University of York

Health care professionals' decision making

Institute for Transport Studies

Charisma Choudhury
Institute of Transport Studies
Centre for Choice Modelling

Behaviour modelling and discrete choice analysis; traffic microsimulation; transport modelling using big data sources; transportation in developing countries

David Meads
Academic Unit of Health Economics, Leeds Institute of Health Sciences

Decision modelling and decision making in health, analysis of choice and preferences, behavioural economics

Chiara Calastri 
Institute of Transport Studies
PhD Research Student

Discrete choice modelling; travel behaviour research; social influence on choice behaviour

Tony Fowkes
Institute for Transport Studies

(Logit) models of transport related decision making

Eve Heinen
Institute for Transport Studies 

Travel behaviour change; transport mode shift; active travel (walking and cycling); variability and stability of behaviour; built environment; attitudes

Stephane Hess
Institute for Transport Studies 
Centre for Choice Modelling 

Advanced discrete choice models; travel behaviour research; data for choice modelling; air travel demand; heterogeneity in willingness to pay measures

Earth and Environment

Susanne Lorenz 
School of Earth and Environment

Communication and use of climate information for adaptation decision-making; the framing, perception and comprehension of climate information visualisations by different users.

Sally Russell

School of Earth and Environment

Behaviour change for sustainability

Education, Social Sciences and Law

Joanne Greenhalgh
Sociology and Social Policy

Communication in multidisciplinary teams; the role of patient reported outcome measures in communication between patients and clinicians; realist evaluation and realist synthesis

School of Psychology

Neil Boyle
School of Psychology

Stress and decision-making

Clare Lawton
School of Psychology

Decision-making and eating behaviour

Denise Hofman
MRC funded Collaborative PhD student
School of Psychology

The effects of PKU on cognition and appetite, and factors influencing decisions on adherence

Other Universities and Institutions

Inês M. L. Azevedo
Associated visiting senior researcher at CDR
The Department of Engineering and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University

Decision making under uncertainty in energy, environmental and climate change 

Jozef Bavolar 
The Department of Psychology, Pavol Jozef Safarik University

 

 

Individual differences in decision making competencies (statistical reasoning, framing effect) and decision-making styles and their real-life correlates

Alycia Chin
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Visiting Researcher, Leeds University Business School

Information disclosure, stock market expectations, moral judgments of consumer bankruptcy, and mortgage choice.

Fabio Del Missier
University of Trieste

Attentional and memory processes underlying judgment and decision making; individual differences in decision-making competence

Julie Downs
Carnegie Mellon University

Social aspects of decision making; health; behavioural interventions, technology

Darren Duxbury
Newcastle University Business School
Leeds University Business School (Visiting Professor)

Individual decision making, broadly classified into the complementary areas of experimental and behavioral accounting/ economics/ finance

Wiebke Eberhardt
Leeds University Business School
(Visiting Researcher)
School of Business & Economics
Maastricht University

Financial decision making, pension communication, aging and decision making

Baruch Fischhoff
Carnegie Mellon University (USA)
Leeds University Business School

Individual differences in decision making competence; expert judgment; risk regulation; energy and environment

Tamar Krishnamurti
The Department of Engineering and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University

Individual judgment and decision making; behavioural interventions (and health); risk perception and communication

Carmen LeFevre
Health psychology, UCL

Appearance-based cues to behaviour and personality; facial morphometrics; public perceptions of weather and climate change

Caezilia Loibl
The Ohio State University (USA)
Leeds University Business School (Marie Curie International Incoming Fellow)

Household finance; consumer behaviour; behavioural economics; financial education and financial planning, public policy evaluation.

Granger Morgan
The Department of Engineering and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University

Risk analysis; risk perception and communication; climate change; decarbonizaton of the energy system; problems of the modern electric power system; characterization and treatment of uncertainty

Andrew Parker
RAND Corporation (USA)

Decision-making competence; individual differences in decision making; decision making under risk; policy and decision making

Alessia Rosi
University of Pavia (Italy) 
Leeds University Business School (visiting PhD student) 

Ageing and decision making; individual differences in decision making across the life span

Samuel Smith
Cancer Research UK Postdoctoral Fellow
Centre for Cancer Prevention
Queen Mary University of London

Decision-making in the context of cancer prevention and control, with a particular emphasis on reducing socioeconomic inequalities in cancer behaviours and outcomes

Eric Stone
Wake Forest University (USA)
Leeds University Business School (Visiting Professor)

Designing graphical displays for risk communication; self-other decision making

JoNell Strough
West Virginia University (USA)
Leeds University Business School (Visiting Professor)

Ageing and decision making; life span developmental psychology; gender development

Annika Wallin
Department of Philosophy, Lund University

 

 

Individual decision making; rationality; process tracing.