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CASBS fellows 2013-2014 Lee Jussim
Lee Jussim
Professor of Psychology, Rutgers University
Consulting Scholar, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University
Lee Jussim is a Professor of Psychology at Rutgers University, where he was Chair from 2010-2013.  He is the author of Social Perception and Social Reality: Why Accuracy Dominates Bias and Self-Fulfilling Prophecy, which received the 2013 Publisher’s Prose Award for best book in Psychology.  He was a Fellow at Stanford’s Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, 2013-14, where he headed (with Jon Krosnick and Simine Vazire) Best Practices in Science, which will continue to be active at the Center in 2014-15 (where Lee will be a Consulting Scholar).

CASBS fellows 2013-2014 Jon Krosnick
Jon Krosnick
Professor of Communication, Stanford University
Frederic O. Glover Professor in Humanities and Social Sciences
Professor of Political Science, Stanford University
Professor of Psychology (by courtesy), Stanford University
Director, Stanford Summer Institute in Political Psychology
Director, Stanford Political Psychology Research Group
Jon Krosnick is Professor of Communication, Political Science, and Psychology at Stanford University, Senior Fellow at the Woods Institute for the Environment, Director of Stanford’s Political Psychology Research Group, and Research Psychologist at the U.S. Census Bureau. He has expertise in questionnaire design and survey research methodology, voting behavior and elections, and American public opinion. He has taught courses for professionals on survey methods for 25 years and has served as a methodology consultant to government agencies, commercial firms, and academic scholars. His recent research has focused on how other aspects of survey methodology can be optimized to maximize accuracy. He is a world-recognized expert on the psychology of attitudes, especially in the area of politics, and is a co-principal investigator of the American National Election Study, the nation’s preeminent academic research project exploring voter decision-making. For 30 years, Dr. Krosnick has studied how the American public’s political attitudes are formed, change, and shape thinking and action. As an expert witness, he has evaluated surveys presented by opposing counsel and has conducted surveys to inform courts in a variety of cases.

CASBS fellows 2013-2014 Simine Vazire
Simine Vazire
Associate Professor of Psychology, UC Davis
Simine Vazire is an associate professor in the Department of Psychology at UC Davis. Her research examines how well people know their own personalities.  She earned her Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin and her bachelor’s degree from Carleton College.  Among her awards, she is the recipient of the APA Distinguished Scientific Award for Early Career Contribution to Psychology and the Foundation for Personality and Social Psychology’s SAGE Young Scholar Award. She is an associate editor at Perspectives on Psychological Science, the Journal of Research in Personality, and Social Psychological and Personality Science.  She also teaches, conducts research, and writes a blog about research methods.