About: Iris Bohnet

Iris Bohnet
Program on Negotiation Executive Committee, Vice-Chair, Education,
Professor of Public Policy
Faculty Chair of the Kennedy School’s Women and Public Policy Program
Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University

Iris Bohnet, Professor of Public Policy and Director of the Women and Public Policy Program, teaches decision-making and negotiation in both degree and executive programs. She is an associate director of the Laboratory for Decision Science, and faculty co-chair of the executive program “Global Leadership and Public Policy for the 21st Century” for the World Economic Forum’s Young Global Leaders. She also serves on the boards of the Graduate Institute of International Studies and Development in Geneva and the Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration. A behavioral economist combining insights from economics and psychology, her research focuses on decision-making, and in particular, on the causes and consequences of trust, often with a cross-cultural and gender focus. A Swiss citizen, she holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Zurich.


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