Peter DeScioli

Peter DeScioli is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Stony Brook University. He completed his PhD at the University of Pennsylvania in 2008, and he was a postdoctoral fellow at the Economic Science Institute at Chapman University, the Departments of Psychology and Economics at Brandeis University, and the Department of Psychology at Harvard University. His research examines how principles of strategy shape elements of human psychology, including moral judgment, alliances, ownership, and procedures for collective decisions such as voting, consensus, and leadership. He is the Associate Director of the interdisciplinary Center for Behavioral Political Economy at Stony Brook University. 

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