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Ralph Adolphs
Ralph Adolphs
Bren Professor of Psychology, Neuroscience, and Biology; Allen V. C. Davis and Lenabelle Davis Leadership Chair, Caltech Brain Imaging Center; Director, Caltech Brain Imaging Center
Cognitive Neuroscience; Neuropsychology; Neuroscience of Emotion; Social Neuroscience
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Marina Agranov
Marina Agranov
Professor of Economics
Information Transmission in Elections; Effects of Cheap-Talk Communication in Strategic Environments; Properties of Natural Language; Signaling Games with Asymmetric Information; Decision-Making Mechanisms; Redistribution and Taxation
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R. M. (Michael) Alvarez
R. M. (Michael) Alvarez
Professor of Political Science

American Voting Behavior; Campaigns and Elections; American Government; Macro-political Economy; Positive Theory/Public Choice; Comparative Politics; Quantitative Methodologies

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Kim C. Border
Kim C. Border
Professor of Economics
Equilibrium Theory; Decision Theory; Incentive Design; Mathematical Methods
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Warren C. Brown
Warren C. Brown
Professor of History

Social History of Early Medieval Europe; Conflict Resolution; Social and Institutional Memory

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Jed Z. Buchwald
Jed Z. Buchwald
Doris and Henry Dreyfuss Professor of History
History of Physics; Philosophy of Physical Sciences; History of Understanding of Pre-Classical Antiquity
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Colin F. Camerer
Colin F. Camerer
Robert Kirby Professor of Behavioral Economics; T&C Chen Center for Social and Decision Neuroscience Leadership Chair; Director T&C Chen Center for Social and Decision Neuroscience

Risky Choice; Behavioral Game Theory; Limited Strategic Thinking; Patience; Stock Market bubbles; Neuroscience of Economic Decisions

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Jaksa Cvitanic
Jaksa Cvitanic
Richard N. Merkin Professor of Mathematical Finance; Director, Ronald and Maxine Linde Institute of Economic and Management Sciences

Mathematical Finance; Contract Theory; Stochastic Optimal Control

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Tracy K. Dennison
Tracy K. Dennison
Professor of Social Science History

Pre-revolutionary Russia and Eastern Europe; Demographic History; Institutions and Economic Growth; History of Ideas about Peasant Societies

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Laura Doval
Laura Doval
Assistant Professor of Economics
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Maura D. Dykstra
Maura D. Dykstra
Assistant Professor of History

Legal History; Economic History; Late Imperial Institutional History; History of the Transition from the Late Imperial to the Modern Chinese State

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Frederick Eberhardt
Frederick Eberhardt
Professor of Philosophy

Causal and Statistical Inference; Human Learning; Hans Reichenbach's Frequentist Interpretation of Probability

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Federico M. Echenique
Federico M. Echenique
Allen and Lenabelle Davis Professor of Economics

Microeconomic Theory; Game Theory; Mathematical Economics

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Jean E. Ensminger
Jean E. Ensminger
Edie and Lew Wasserman Professor of Social Sciences

Corruption; Experimental Economics; Political Economy of Development; Sub-Saharan Africa; New Institutional Economics

Jean Ensminger
Michael J. Ewens
Michael J. Ewens
Professor of Finance and Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurial Finance; Financial Intermediation; New Firm Formation

Michael Ewens
Mordechai Feingold
Mordechai Feingold
Van Nuys Page Professor of History

Early Modern History; History of Science

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Michael B. Gibilisco
Michael B. Gibilisco
Assistant Professor of Political Science
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Kevin M. Gilmartin
Kevin M. Gilmartin
William R. Kenan, Jr., Professor of English; Dean of Undergraduate Students

Romanticism; Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century British Literature; Radical Culture and the Politics of Literature

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Dehn Gilmore
Dehn Gilmore
Professor of English

Nineteenth-Century British Literature; Nineteenth-Century European Literature; Art History

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Kristine L. Haugen
Kristine L. Haugen
Professor of English

British literature of the 17th and 18th centuries; history of literary criticism; humanism

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Alexander V. (Alex) Hirsch
Alexander V. (Alex) Hirsch
Professor of Political Science

American Politics; Political Institutions; Congress; Bureaucracy; Political Economy; Formal Theory

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Christopher R. Hitchcock
Christopher R. Hitchcock
J. O. and Juliette Koepfli Professor of Philosophy; Executive Officer for the Humanities

Philosophy of Science; Formal Epistemology; Metaphysics

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Philip T. Hoffman
Philip T. Hoffman
Rea A. and Lela G. Axline Professor of Business Economics and History

Economic History of Europe and the World; Economic Development; Institutional Change

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Jocelyn Holland
Jocelyn Holland
Professor of Comparative Literature
German Intellectual History, Eighteenth- and nineteenth-century European literature, Romanticism, Naturphilosophie, Philosophical History of Technology
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Jennifer A. Jahner
Jennifer A. Jahner
Professor of English

Late Medieval Literature; Law; Poetics; Multilingualism; Manuscript Study; Gender; Histories of Medievalist Scholarship and the Reception of the Middle Ages

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Lawrence J. Jin
Lawrence J. Jin
Assistant Professor of Finance

Asset Pricing; Behavioral Finance; Institutional Frictions; Financial Intermediaries; Household Finance

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Catherine Jurca
Catherine Jurca
Professor of English

Twentieth-Century American Literature and Film

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Jonathan N. Katz
Jonathan N. Katz
Kay Sugahara Professor of Social Sciences and Statistics

American Politics; Formal Political Theory; Statistics

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D. R. (Rod) Kiewiet
D. R. (Rod) Kiewiet
Professor of Political Science

American Politics; Public Policy; Public Finance

D. Roderick Kiewiet
Diana L. Kormos-Buchwald
Diana L. Kormos-Buchwald
Robert M. Abbey Professor of History

Modern History of the Physical Sciences; European Intellectual History

Diana L. Kormos-Buchwald
J. M. (Morgan) Kousser
J. M. (Morgan) Kousser
Professor of History and Social Science

Racial Discrimination in Schools; Politics; Distribution of Public Goods

J. Morgan Kousser
Gabriel Lopez-Moctezuma
Gabriel Lopez-Moctezuma
Assistant Professor of Political Science
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Dean Mobbs
Dean Mobbs
Assistant Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience; Chen Scholar

Social, Computational and Affective Neuroscience; Neuroecology and Neurophilosophy

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John P. O'Doherty
John P. O'Doherty
Professor of Psychology

Neural Basis of Reward and Reward-Related Learning; Neuroimaging; Conditioning and Associative Learning; Taste and Olfaction; Affective Neuroscience

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Peter C. Ordeshook
Peter C. Ordeshook
Professor of Political Science
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Thomas R. Palfrey, III
Thomas R. Palfrey, III
Flintridge Foundation Professor of Economics and Political Science

Formal Political Theory; Game Theory; Experimental Economics; Experimental Political Science; Political Economy; Mechanism Design

Thomas (Tom) Palfrey
George Pigman III
George Pigman III
Professor of English

Renaissance Literature; History of Psychoanalysis

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Charles R. Plott
Charles R. Plott
William D. Hacker Professor of Economics and Political Science

Mechanism Design; Voting Theory; Social Choice Theory; Experimental Economics and Political Science; Behavioral Foundations of Economics and Political Science; Laboratory Experimental Methods; Regulation; Deregulation and Institutional Design

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Luciano Pomatto
Luciano Pomatto
Assistant Professor of Economics

Game Theory; Risk and Uncertainty; Strategic Forecasting; Decision Theory

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Steven R. Quartz
Steven R. Quartz
Professor of Philosophy

Neural Basis of Moral Judgment and Behavior; Neuroeconomics; Neuroscience of Happiness; Art and Brain

Antonio Rangel
Antonio Rangel
Bing Professor of Neuroscience, Behavioral Biology, and Economics; Head Faculty in Residence

Neurocomputational Foundations of Simple Choice Self-Control, and Altruism; Applications of Neuroeconomics

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Richard W. Roll
Richard W. Roll
Linde Institute Professor of Finance

Asset Pricing; Financial Markets; Derivatives; Hedging Strategies; Investments; Interest Rates;  Portfolio Management; Corporate Governance; Capital Structure; Mergers and Acquisitions

Richard Roll
Jean-Laurent Rosenthal
Jean-Laurent Rosenthal
Rea A. and Lela G. Axline Professor of Business Economics; Ronald and Maxine Linde Leadership Chair, Division of the Humanities and Social Sciences

Economic History; Game Theory; Corporate Governance

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Kota Saito
Kota Saito
Professor of Economics

Decision Theory; Experimental Economics; Game Theory; Political Economics

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Charles T. (Chip) Sebens
Charles T. (Chip) Sebens
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
Philosophical Foundations of Quantum Physics and Classical Field Theories
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Robert P. (Bob) Sherman
Robert P. (Bob) Sherman
Professor of Economics and Statistics; Executive Officer of the Social Sciences

Asymptotic Methods; Empirical Processes; Nonparametric and Semiparametric Estimation; Long-Range Dependence; Sampling Bias; Discrete Choice Modeling; Diffusion Modeling

Robert P. Sherman
Matthew S. (Matt) Shum
Matthew S. (Matt) Shum
J. Stanley Johnson Professor of Economics

Industrial Organization and Econometrics

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Omer Tamuz
Omer Tamuz
Professor of Economics and Mathematics

Learning; Social Networks; Game Theory

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Cindy A. Weinstein
Cindy A. Weinstein
Eli and Edythe Broad Professor of English; Vice Provost; Chief Diversity Officer

Nineteenth-century American Literature and Culture; the Antebellum Period; the Fiction of Herman Melville, Nathaniel Hawthorne, and Edgar Allan Poe, and Bestselling Women Writers of the Time

Cindy Weinstein
Nicolás Wey Gόmez
Nicolás Wey Gόmez
Professor of History

Early Modern Atlantic History and Literature; History of Exploration, Empire, and Globalization; Spanish Golden Age and Colonial Literatures

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Danielle L. Wiggins
Danielle L. Wiggins
Assistant Professor of History
Danielle L. Wiggins
Yi Xin
Yi Xin
Assistant Professor of Economics
Industrial Organization; Econometrics; Applied Microeconomics
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