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The Mechanics of Temptation and Procrastination
05/28/2021

The Mechanics of Temptation and Procrastination

Whitney Clavin
New Caltech economist Charlie Sprenger discusses his latest behavioral theories and experiments.
Charlie Sprenger
A Conversation with Brian Jacobson
03/02/2021

A Conversation with Brian Jacobson

Judy Hill
Caltech's new professor of visual culture wants his students to learn to see—closely, critically, and contextually.
Photo of Professor Brian Jacobson
A Pivotal Shift from Fruit Flies to Economics
12/01/2020

A Pivotal Shift from Fruit Flies to Economics

Whitney Clavin
New economics professor Kirby Nielsen discusses her biology background and economics career.
Kirby Nielsen
A Conversation with Danielle Wiggins
05/29/2020

A Conversation with Danielle Wiggins

Judy Hill
Caltech's new assistant history professor brings a focus on recent African American history
Danielle Wiggins
Balancing the Forces of the Market
11/22/2019

Balancing the Forces of the Market

Whitney Clavin
Yi Xin discusses the economics of peer-to-peer lending, or microloan, markets.
Yi Xin
On the Edge of Philosophy and Physics
07/05/2019

On the Edge of Philosophy and Physics

Whitney Clavin
Charles Sebens discusses philosophical questions lying at the root of physics.
Charles Sebens
New Faculty Join Caltech in 2017
12/21/2017

New Faculty Join Caltech in 2017

In 2017, Caltech welcomed 20 new faculty members to the Institute's six divisions—specialists in fields ranging from entomology to quantum physics.
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A Conversation with Jocelyn Holland
12/01/2017

A Conversation with Jocelyn Holland

Emily Velasco
New comparative literature professor Jocelyn Holland's research in comparative literature explores connections between literature, philosophy, and science around around the turn of the 19th century.
A portrait of Jocelyn Holland
A Conversation with Laura Doval
11/28/2017

A Conversation with Laura Doval

Emily Velasco
Caltech's new assistant professor of economics studies dynamic matching markets—those in which prices aren't the primary drivers and in which each side of a transaction has to be chosen by the other side.
A portrait of Laura Doval
Caltech's Newest Political Scientists
09/22/2017

Caltech's Newest Political Scientists

Emily Velasco
New assistant professors of political science Michael Gibilisco and Gabriel Lopez-Moctezuma chat about their research, hopes for collaboration, and what they find interesting in today's politics.
Assistant Professors of Political Science Michael Gibilisco and Gabriel Lopez-Moctezuma
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