Ian is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Psychology and Economics at OSU. Before moving to Columbus, Ian was a postdoctoral scholar at the University of Zurich, with Ernst Fehr. Prior to that, Ian spent ten years at Caltech, earning his Ph.D. in Behavioral and Social Neuroscience with Antonio Rangel, Colin Camerer, Ralph Adolphs and John Ledyard, his M.Sc. in Social Science, and his B.Sc. in Physics and Business Economics & Management.
Wenjia (Joyce) Zhao
Wenjia Joyce Zhao is a postdoctoral researcher in the Psychology Department. Together with Ian Krajbich and Brandon Turner, she uses computational modeling and process-tracing methods to understand cognitive processes underlying decision making. She received a B.Sc. in Psychology and Economics from Tsinghua University, an M.Sc. in Psychologic from the University of Oxford, and an M.A. in Statistics from the University of Pennsylvania. She completed her Ph.D in the computational behavioral science lab at the University of Pennsylvania.
In fall 2022 she will be starting a faculty job at the University of Warwick.
Nitisha is a PhD student in the Department of Psychology. She received her undergraduate degree from UNC-Chapel Hill. She is interested in modeling the decision-making processes, especially moral decision making.
Blair is a PhD student in Decision Psychology. Blair received his Master’s degree in Experimental Psychology from Towson University where he conducted research related to reasoning, risk comprehension, and traffic safety. His research interests involve modeling value-based decision making and theories of valuation. He is currently working on projects related to modeling the impact of various factors on the decision process, including: explicit value cues, options to opt-out, and aversive options.
Miruna is a PhD student in the Decision Psychology program. She received her Master’s degree in Neuroeconomics at Maastricht University. She is interested in social and strategic decision making.
Former Lab Members
Aidan Makwana, Clinical Scientist at Clinopsis
Arkady Konovalov, Postdoc at the University of Zurich (Switzerland)
James Wei Chen, Faculty at National Taiwan University
Rachael Gwinn, Decision Scientist at Early Warning
Stephanie Smith, Postdoc at UCLA Anderson School of Management, Faculty at the University of Chicago Booth (Fall 2022)