OUR TEAM

bicchieriCRISTINA BICCHIERI, DIRECTOR

The S. J. Patterson Harvie Professor of Social Studies and Comparative Ethics at the University of Pennsylvania, Cristina Bicchieri she is also director of Penn’s Masters of Behavioral and Decision Sciences; Philosophy, Politics, and Economics Program and the BeLab. The author of more than 100 articles and 7 books, including Rationality and Coordination, The Logic of Strategy, The Dynamics of Norms, and Knowledge, Belief, and Strategic Interaction, she has been a fellow at Harvard, the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin, the Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study in the Social Sciences, the London School of Economics (Leverhulme Trust), and the Institute for Advanced Studies at the University of Jerusalem.

Her latest books are The Grammar of Society: The Nature and Dynamics of Social Norms (2006) and Norms in the Wild: How to Diagnose, Measure and Change Social Norms (2016). She is a world authority on social norms, and has consulted with the UNICEF Child Protection Section, the World Bank, the Ford Foundation, the Gates Foundation, BBC Media and many other groups on social norms and social change.

Bicchieri has designed, carried out, and published several human-subject experiments and consulted on social norms, trust, fairness and cooperation. She has pioneered techniques for the measurement of social norms, and has shown how the provision of information can change mutual expectations in a manner that induces shifts in social behavior.

Paulius Yamin
SNBD Managing Director
Managing Director, Center for Social Norms and Behavioral Dynamics

University of Pennsylvania

Enrique Fatas
PENNSoNG Member
Professor of Economics

Loughborough University

Visiting Professor

University of Pennsylvania

dimant

Eugen Dimant
SNBD Member
Associate Professor of Practice in Behavioral & Decision Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania.
University of Pennsylvania

ashraf

Sania Ashraf
Penn SoNG Member
Postdoctoral Researcher
University of Pennsylvania

noah

Thomas Noah
Penn SoNG Member
Graduate Student
University of Pennsylvania

kuang

Jinyi Kuang
Penn SoNG Member
Research Assistant
University of Pennsylvania

gant

Samuel Gant
Penn SoNG Member
Behavioral Consultant

freundtJana Freundt
Penn SoNG Member
Postdoctoral Researcher
University of Pennsylvania

ShpenevAlex Shpenev
Penn SoNG Member
Postdoctoral Researcher
University of Pennsylvania

patel

Raj Patel
SNBD Member
Postdoctoral Fellow in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics
University of Pennsylvania

sillari

Giacomo Sillari
Penn SoNG Member
Senior Lecturer
Luiss Guido Carli

marini

Annalisa Marini
Penn SoNG Member
Econometrician
University of Exeter

thulin

Erik Thulin
Penn SoNG Member
Postdoctoral Researcher
University of Pennsylvania

Funcke

Alexander Funcke
Penn SoNG Member
Postdoctoral Researcher
University of Pennsylvania

barnett

Marie Barnett
Penn SoNG Member
Graduate Student
University of Pennsylvania

levano

Lorena Levano
Penn SoNG Member

das

Upasak Das
Penn SoNG Member
Postdoctoral Researcher
University of Pennsylvania

Guillot

Javier Guillot
Penn SoNG Member

sander

Rachel Sander
Penn SoNG Member
Senior Research Coordinator
University of Pennsylvania