Wändi Bruine de Bruin is a collaborating professor in Carnegie Mellon University's Department of Engineering and Public Policy. She also holds a leadership chair in Behavioral Decision Making at the Leeds University Business School, where she serves as director for the Centre for Decision Research and deputy director for the Priestley International Centre for Climate. She additionally holds affiliations with the University of Southern California's Center for Economic and Social Research and the RAND Corporation. She is a Fellow of the Psychonomic Society and of the Network for Studies on Pensions, Aging and Retirement (NETSPAR). She is a member of the Scientific and Technical Committee of the International Risk Governance Council. She is on the editorial board of the Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, Medical Decision Making, Psychology and Aging, and the Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied. She has edited a special issue on decision-making competence for the Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, and a special issue on communicating the risks of sexually transmitted diseases for Current HIV Research. She will be speaking at the 2017 National Academy of Sciences Sackler Colloquium on The Science of Science Communication, which will lead to a special issue of Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS). She has contributed her expertise on developing effective communications at recent expert panels for the U.S. National Academy of Sciences, and the Council of the Canadian Academies.
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1998 Ph.D., Behavioral Decision Theory and Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University

1997 MS, Behavioral Decision Theory, Carnegie Mellon University

1993 MS, Cognitive Psychology, Free University of Amsterdam

1989 BS, Psychology, Free University of Amsterdam