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CDR Members

NameSchoolAreas of expertise
Professor Peter AytonLeeds University Business SchoolBehavioural decision theory. How people make judgments and decisions under conditions of risk, uncertainty and ambiguity.
Professor Hilary BekkerUniversity of Leeds, Leeds Institute of Health SciencesInternational expert in patient decision aid development, implementation and evaluation, enabling professionals to support patients informed and shared decision making about healthcare.
Dr Nicola BownLeeds University Business SchoolIndividual decision making; strategic decision making under conditions of risk and uncertainty; individual career decision making and planning; the relationship between personal and social identity and behaviour at work
Professor Wändi Bruine de BruinSol Price School of Public Policy, USC, (Visiting Professor)Individual differences in decision making across the life span; risk perception and communication; financial; health and environmental
Aritad (Alan) ChoicharoonLeeds University Business SchoolApplied Data Science, Integration of data, machine learning, and decision science in music industry, applied machine learning, application of deep learning/reinforcement learning in managerial decision making and interpretable artificial intelligence
Dr Romain Crastes dit SourdLeeds University Business SchoolChoice Modelling
Professor Suraje DessaiUniversity of Leeds, School of Earth and EnvironmentQuantification and management of uncertainty, perception of risk and the science-policy interface in climate change impacts, adaptation and vulnerability
Dr Constantinos HadjichristidisLeeds University Business SchoolHow people reason, judge and decide; impact of foreign language; moral judgement; probability judgement
Dr Richard HodgettLeeds University Business SchoolDecision-making techniques including multi-objective optimisation and multi-attribute methods, techniques to mitigate or evaluate uncertainty, innovation and product development, enterprise and commercialisation
Dr Louise HoggLeeds University Business SchoolMulti-criteria decision analysis, data visualisation and Neuroscience
Dr Mark HoughtonLeeds University Business School (Visiting Researcher, CDR)Applied research in decision making, heuristics and biases associated with high performance. Field based, drawing on theories of embodied cognition, including conceptual metaphor, modal mental simulation, predictive processing and active inference.
Dr Sarah JenkinsLeeds Unniversity Business SchoolCommunication of risk and uncertainty information, risk perceptions, warning communication, weather and climate
Dr Gulbanu KaptanLeeds University Business SchoolJudgement and decision making, with special interest in food-related risk/benefit perception and communication; values and cross-cultural comparisons
Professor John MauleLeeds University Business SchoolTime pressure and decision making; the psychology of decision making
Dr Irene MussioLeeds University Business School Behavioural, environmental and health economics, experimental economics, the economics of risk and uncertainty, economic valuation
Dr Yasmina OkanLeeds University Business School (Visiting Researcher, CDR)Designing graphical displays for risk communication, contextual and emotional factors in moral judgement and decision making
Dr Nabi OmidvarLeeds University Business School Large-scale optimization; machine learning; AI in finance
Dr David PalmaLeeds University Business SchoolChoice models; Food and beverages choices; Software development for research
Professor Alan PearmanLeeds University Business SchoolMulti-criteria decision making; risk analysis; policy and project evaluation; stakeholder engagement
Dr Edika Quispe-TorreblancaLeeds University Business SchoolBehavioral Household Finance, Psychology and Economics
Professor Rob RanyardLeeds University Business School (Visiting Professor)The psychology of decision making; economic psychology
Dr Peizhi ShiLeeds University Business SchoolMachine learning
Dr Sajid SirajLeeds University Business SchoolDecision making with and without data; multi-criteria decision making techniques and their use in decision support systems
Dr Panagiotis StamolamprosLeeds University Business SchoolPanagiotis research interest is at the intersection of Marketing, Operations, and Finance.
Professor Barbara SummersLeeds University Business SchoolIndividual decision making
Dr Andrea TaylorLeeds University Business SchoolCommunication of risk and uncertainty; the role of emotion and numeracy in choice; public perceptions of weather and climate change
Dr Jack ThompsonLeeds University Business SchoolElections, public opinion, and voting behaviour; Politcal geography; Political psychology
Dr Xingjie WeiLeeds University Business SchoolSocial computing, big data, social data mining, social network analysis
Dr Joshua WellerLeeds University Business School Risk Taking, Individual Differences, Decision Making, Lifespan Psychology