Curriculum Vitae

ELIZABETH W. DUNN

2136 West Mallm
Vancouver, B.C.
Canada, V6T 1Z4
edunn@psych.ubc.ca

EDUCATION

  • University of Virginia, Psychology, Ph.D., May 2004
  • Summer Institute in Social Psychology, Boulder, CO, Summer 2003
  • University of Virginia, Psychology, M.A., 2002
  • Harvard University, Psychology, B.A., summa cum laude, 1999
    • Graduated in top 1% of Harvard class; junior year Phi Beta Kappa

EMPLOYMENT

  • University of British Columbia
    • Assistant Professor, July 2005-June 2010
    • Associate Professor, July 2010 onward
  • University of New South Wales, Post-doctoral Fellow, July 2004-June 2005

AWARDS & HONORS

Research Grants

  • John Templeton Foundation New Paths to Purpose Grant, 2013-2015
  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research Operating Grant, 2010-2014
  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Standard Research Grant, 2011-2014
  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Standard Research Grant, 2008-2011
  • Hampton Fund Research Grant, 2007-2009
  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada Standard Research Grant, 2005-2008
  • American Psychological Association Dissertation Award, 2003
  • National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, 2000-2003
  • Department of Education Jacob K. Javits Fellowship, 2000
  • Applied Social Issues Internship Grant, Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues, Summer 2002

Research Prizes & Honors

  • Fellow of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP, 2014)
  • Featured in book “How to Publish High Quality Research”, American Psychological Association, 2013
  • The Izaak Walton Killam Memorial Fund Faculty Research Prize, 2011 ($5000)
  • BC’s Year of Science – Featured Scientist 2011
  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research New Investigator Salary Prize, 2010-2015
  • Honoree, Mind Gym Academic Prize for pioneering work in positive psychology (~$4000), 2007
  • Early Career Scholar, Peter Wall Institute of Advanced Studies, University of British Columbia ($10,000). 2007-2008
  • Selected as one of the “Rising Stars” in academia by the Chronicle of Higher Education, 2004
  • Graduate Student Poster Award, Society for Personality and Social Psychology, 2003
  • Poster Award, Third Annual Robert J. Huskey Graduate Research Exhibition, 2001, University of Virginia
  • Thomas Temple Hoopes Prize for outstanding thesis research, Harvard University, 1999
  • Gordon W. Allport Prize for outstanding psychology research, Harvard University, 1999

Teaching Honors

  • Social Psychology Network Teaching Award: Honorable Mention, 2013
  • Robert E. Knox Master Teaching Award, 2010, University of British Columbia
  • Honoree, Seven Society Graduate Fellowship for Superb Teaching, 2003, University of Virginia ($1000)
  • Distinguished Teaching Fellowship, 2002, University of Virginia

Student Awards (Select)

  • UBC Arts Graduate Research Award to Aaron Weidman, University of British Columbia, 2014.
  • Suedfeld Scholar Award, Psi Chi, UBC Chapter, 2014 ($500)
  • UBC Arts Graduate Research Award to Ashley Whillans, University of British Columbia, 2013.
  • Graduate Student Travel Award to Kostadin Kushlev, Society of Personality and Social Psychology, 2013 (US$500)
  • Morris Belkin Prize for Best Doctoral Dissertation to Lara Aknin, University of British Columbia, 2012
  • Certificate of Academic Excellence to Lara Aknin, Canadian Psychological Association, 2012
  • Certificate of Academic Excellence to Kostadin Kushlev, Canadian Psychological Association, 2012
  • Honorable Mention, Outstanding Research Award to Lara Aknin, Society for Personality and Social Psychology, 2012
  • Arts Undergraduate Research Award (AURA) to Ashley Whillans, University of British Columbia, 2011($3000)

PUBLICATIONS
(*= graduate student supervisee; **= undergraduate student supervisee)

  • Dunn, E. W. & *Weidman, A. C. (in press). Building a science of spending: Lessons from the past and directions for the future. Journal of Consumer Psychology.
  • *Sandstorm, G.M., & Dunn, E.W. (2014). Social interactions and well-being: The surprising power of weak ties. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 40(7), 910-922.
  • *Croft, A., Dunn, E. & *Quoidbach, J. (2014). From tribulations to appreciation: Experiencing adversity in the past predicts greater savoring in the present. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 5(5), 511-516.
  • Nelson, K. S., *Kushlev, K., Dunn, E. W., & Lyubomirsky, S. (2014). Parents are slightly happier than nonparents, but causality still cannot be inferred: A reply to Bhargava, Kassam, and Loewenstein. Psychological Science, 25(1), 303-304.
  • Dunn, E. W., *Aknin, L. B., & Norton, M. I. (2014). Prosocial spending and happiness: Using money to benefit others pays off. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 13(2), 347-355.
  • *Sandstrom, G. M., & Dunn, E. W. (2013). Is efficiency overrated? Minimal social interactions lead to belonging and positive affect. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 5(4), 436-441 doi: 1948550613502990. Data and materials publically available here.
  • Anik, L., *Aknin, L. B., Norton, M. I., Dunn, E. W., & *Quoidbach, J. (2013). Prosocial bonuses increase employee satisfaction and team performance. PLoS ONE, 8(9), e75509.
  • *Aknin, L. B., Dunn, E. W., *Whillans, A. V., Grant, A. M., & Norton, M. I. (2013). Making a difference matters: Impact unlocks the emotional benefits of prosocial spending. Journal of Economic Behavior & Organization88, 90-95.
  • Ashton-James, C. E., *Kushlev, K., & Dunn, E. W. (2013). Parents reap what they sow: Child-centrism and parental well-being. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 4(6), 635-642.
  • *Aknin, L. B., Dunn, E. W., *Sandstrom, G. M., & Norton, M. I. (2013). Does social connection turn good deeds into good feelings? On the value of putting the “social” into prosocial spending. International Journal of Happiness and Development, 1(2), 155-171.
  • Quoidbach, J., & Dunn, E. W. (2013). Give it up: A strategy for combatting hedonic adaptation. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 4(5), 563-568.
  • *Aknin, L. B., Barrington-Leigh, C. P., Dunn, E. W., Helliwell, J. F., Burns, J., Biswas-Diener, R., & … Norton, M. I. (2013). Prosocial spending and well-being: Cross-cultural evidence for a psychological universal. Journal Of Personality And Social Psychology104(4), 635-652.
  • *Human, L. J., *Sandstrom, G. M., Biesanz, J. C., & Dunn, E. W. (2013). Accurate First Impressions Leave a Lasting Impression The long-term effects of distinctive self-other agreement on relationship development. Social Psychological and Personality Science4(4), 395-402.
  • Dunn, E. W., & Norton, M. (2013). Happy Money: The science of smarter spending. New York: Simon & Schuster.
    • Favorably reviewed in The New York Times, The Economist, & The New Republic
    • Selected by the Washington Post as one of the “Top 20 Books Every Leader Should Read.”
    • In addition to North America, rights have been sold to publishers in the UK & affiliated territories (e.g., Australia, South Africa), China, Japan, Korea, Thailand, Taiwan, Estonia, Brazil, Romania, as well as worldwide Audiobook rights (Audible).
  • Nelson, S. K., Kushlev, K., English, T., Carstensen, L. L., Dunn, E. W., & Lyubomirsky, S. (2013). In defense of parenthood: Children are associated with more joy than misery. Psychological Science, 24(1), 3-10.
    • #1 Most Read Psychological Science Article via Sage Publications, December 2012; #1 Most Popular TWiPS Article via APS, December 2012.
  • *Quoidbach, J., & Dunn, E. W. (2013). Affective forecasting. In H. Pashler (Eds.), Encyclopedia of the mind. (Vol. 1, pp. 12-14). Thousand Oaks; CA: SAGE Publications, Inc.
  • *Aknin, L. B., Dunn, E. W. (2013). Wealth and subjective well-being: Spending money on others leads to higher happiness than spending on yourself. In J. Froh & A. Parks (Eds.), Activities for teaching positive psychology: A guide for instructors (pp. xiv, 173). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
  • Dunn, E. W. (2013). Why we feel pressed for time. In J. Brockman (Eds.), This explains everything: Deep, beuatiful, and elegant theories of how the world works (pp. 193-196). New York, NY: HarperCollins.
  • *Kushlev, K., & Dunn, E. W. (2012). Affective forecasting: Knowing how we will feel in the future. In S. Vazire & T. Wilson (Eds.), Handbook of self-knowledge (pp. xiii, 462). New York, NY: Guilford Press. (pdf)
  • Aknin, L. B., Hamlin, J.K. & Dunn, E. W. (2012). Giving leads to happiness in young children. PLoS ONE, 7(6), e39211.
  • Kushlev, K., Dunn, E. W, & Ashton-James, C. (2012). Does affluence impoverish the experience of parenting. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 48, 1381-1384.
  • Norton, M. I., Dunn, E. W., Carney, D. R., & Ariely, D. (2012). The persuasive “power” of stigma? Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 117, 261-268.
  • *Aknin, L. B., Dunn, E. W., Norton, M. I. (2012). Happiness runs in a circular motion: Evidence for a positive feedback loop between prosocial spending and happiness. Journal of Happiness Studies, 13(2), 347-355.
  • *Human, L. J., Biesanz,, J. C., Parisotto,, K. L., & Dunn, E. W. (2012). Your best self helps reveal your true self: Positive self-presentation leads to more accurate personality impressions. Social Psychological and Personality Science3(1), 23-30.
  • McConnell, A. R., Dunn, E. W., Austin, S. N., & *Rawn, C. D. (2011). Blind spots in the search for happiness: Implicit attitudes and nonverbal leakage predict affective forecasting errors. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology,47(3), 628-634.
  • *Ruby, M. B., Dunn, E. W., Perrino, A. L., **Gillis, R., & **Viel, S. (2011). The invisible benefits of exercise. Health Psychology30(1), 67-74.
  • Dunn, E. W., Gilbert, D. T., & Wilson, T. D. (2011). If money doesn’t make you happy, then you probably aren’t spending it right. Journal of Consumer Psychology21(2), 115-125.
  • *Aknin, L. B., *Sandstrom, G. M., Dunn, E. W., & Norton, M. I. (2011). Investing in others: Prosocial spending for (pro)social change. In R. Biswas-Diener (Ed.), Positive psychology as social change (pp. 219-234). Springer Science + Business Media.
  • *Aknin, L. B., *Sandstrom, G. M., Dunn, E. W., & Norton, M. I. (2011). It’s the recipient that counts: Spending money on strong social ties leads to greater happiness than spending on weak social ties. PLoS ONE, 6, e17018. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0017018.
  • Anik, L., *Aknin, L. B., Norton, M. I. & Dunn, E. W. (2011). Is life nasty, brutish, and short? Philosophies of life and well-being. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 2, 1-6.
  • Dunn, E. W., Buchtel, E. & Aknin, L. B. (2011). Consensus at the heart of division: Comment on Norton & Ariely. Perspectives in Psychological Science, 6, 13-14.
  • Dunn, E. W. (2010). How money aids-and-impedes the pursuit of happiness. Official Newsletter of the International Society for Research on Emotion, 26, 4-5.
  • *Quoidbach, J., & Dunn, E. W. (2010). Personality neglect: The unforeseen impact of personal dispositions on emotional life. Psychological Science, 21, 1783-1786.
  • *Quoidbach, J., Dunn, E. W., Petrides, K. V., & Mikolajczak, M. (2010). Money giveth, money taketh away: The dual effect of wealth on happiness. Psychological Science,21, 759-763.
  • *Falk, C. F., Dunn, E. W., & Norenzayan, A. (2010). Cultural variation in the importance of expected enjoyment for decision making. Social Cognition, 28, 604-629.
  • Dunn, E. W., Ashton-James, C., *Hanson, M. D., & *Aknin, L. B. (2010). On the costs of self-interested economic behavior: How does stinginess get under the skin? Journal of Health Psychology, 15, 627-633.
  • Huntsinger, J., Sinclair, S., Dunn, E. W., & Clore, G. (2010). Affective regulation of automatic stereotype activation: It’s the (accessible) thought that counts. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 36, 564-577.
  • Anik, L., *Aknin, L. B., Norton, M. I. & Dunn, E. W. (2009). Feeling good about giving: The benefits (and costs) of self-interested charitable behavior. In D. M. Oppenheimer & C. Y. Olivola (Eds.), Experimental approaches to the study of charitable giving (pp. 3-13). New York, NY: Taylor and Francis Group.
  • *Aknin, L. B., Norton, M. I., & Dunn, E. W. (2009). From wealth to well-being? Money matters, but less than people think. Journal of Positive Psychology, 4, 523-527.
  • Kawakami, K., Dunn, E. W., Karmali, F., & Dovidio, J. F. (2009). Mispredicting affective and behavioral responses to racism. Science, 323, 276-278.
  • Dunn, E. W., *Aknin, L. B., & Norton, M. I. (2008). Spending money on others promotes happiness. Science, 319, 1687-1688.
    • Featured in over 300 media outlets worldwide.

  • Norton, M. I., & Dunn, E. W. (2008). Help employees give away some of that bonus. Harvard Business Review, 86, 27.
  • Dunn, E. W., *Forrin, N. D., & Ashton-James, C. E. (2008). On the excessive rationality of the emotional imagination: A two systems account of affective forecasts and experiences. In K. D. Markman, W. M. P. Klein, & J. A. Suhr (Eds.) The handbook of imagination and mental simulation (pp. xix, 476). New York: Psychology Press.
  • Dunn, E. W., & Ashton-James, C. E. (2008). On emotional innumeracy: Predicted and actual affective responses to grand-scale tragedies. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 44, 692-698.
  • Forgas, J. P., Dunn, E. W., & Granland, S. (2008). Are you being served…? An unobtrusive experiment of affective influences on helping in a department store. European Journal of Social Psychology, 38, 333-342.
  • Dunn, E. W., Huntsinger, J., Lun, J., Sinclair, S. (2008). The gift of similarity: How good and bad gifts influence relationships. Social Cognition, 26, 469-481.
  • Dunn, E. W., Biesanz, J. C., **Human, L. J., & **Finn, S. (2007). Misunderstanding the affective consequences of everyday social interactions: The hidden benefits of putting one’s best face forward. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 92, 990-1005.
    • Honoree for the international Mind Gym Academic Prize for pioneering work in positive psychology.

  • Dunn, E. W., Brackett, M. A., Ashton-James, C. E., Schneiderman, E., & Salovey, P. (2007). On emotionally intelligent time travel: Individual differences in affective forecasting ability. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 33, 85-93.
  • Dunn E. W., & *Forrin, N. (2007). Impression management. In R. Baumeister & K. Vohs (Eds.), Encyclopedia of social psychology (pp. 468-469). New York, NY: Sage.
  • Dunn, E. W., & Laham, S. A. (2006). Affective forecasting: A user’s guide to emotional time travel. In J. Forgas (Ed.), Affect in social thinking and behavior (pp. 177- 193). New York, NY: Psychology Press.
  • Dunn, E. W., **Moore, M., & Nosek, B. A. (2005). The war of the words: How linguistic differences in reporting shape perceptions of terrorism. Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy, 5, 67-86.
  • Sinclair, S., Dunn, E. W., & Lowery, B. (2005). The influence of parental racial attitudes on children’s automatic racial prejudice. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 41, 283-289.
    • #1 Most Frequently Downloaded Article from JESP (via ScienceDirect), April-June, 2005.

  • Wilson, T. D., & Dunn, E. W. (2004). Self-knowledge: Its limits, value, and potential for improvement. Annual Review of Psychology, 54, 493-518.
  • Wilson, T. D., Wheatley, T. Kurtz, J., Dunn, E. W., & Gilbert, D. T. (2004). When to fire: Anticipatory versus post-event reconstrual of uncontrollable events. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin. 30, 340-351.
  • Dunn, E. W., Wilson, T. D., & Gilbert, D. T. (2003). Location, location, location: The misprediction of satisfaction in housing lotteries. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 29, 1421-1432.
  • Dunn, E. W., & Spellman, B. A. (2003). Forgetting by remembering: Stereotype inhibition through rehearsal of alternative aspects of identity. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 39, 420-433.
  • Willingham, D. T., & Dunnn, E. W. (2003). What neuroimaging and brain localization can do, cannot do, and should not do for social psychology. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 85, 662-671.
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POPULAR ARTICLES

  • Dunn, E. W., Norton, M. I. (2014, April 25). Hello, stranger. New York Times.
  • Dunn, E. W., Norton, M. I. (2014, February 9). Can money buy happiness. The Boston Globe.
  • Dunn, E. W., & Norton, M. I. (2013, December 15). Three myths about gift giving. CNN.
  • Dunn, E. W., & Norton, M. I. (2013, August 8). Parents, you don’t need to buy more stuff. CNN Opinion.
  • Dunn, E. W., & Norton, M. I. (2013, June 22). Happier spending. The New York Times.
  • Dunn, E. W., & Norton, M. I. (2013, May 22). What’s one way money can make you happier? Parade Magazine.
  • Dunn, E. W., & Norton, M. I. (2013, May 20). Use your money to buy happier time. CNN Opinion.
  • Dunn, E. W., & Norton, M. I. (2013, May 19). Buying happiness. The Los Angeles Times.
  • Dunn, E. W., & Norton, M. I. (2013, May 15). When paying more stops paying off. The Washington Post.
  • Dunn, E. W., & Norton, M. I. (2013, April 13). Heavens, not havens. The New York Times.
  • Dunn, E. W., & Norton, M. I. (2012, July 7). Don’t indulge. Be happy. The New York Times.

SELECTED PRESENTATIONS
(*= graduate student supervisee; **= undergraduate student supervisee)

Invited Colloquia

  • New York University, April 2014
  • University of Virginia, October 2011
  • University of Oregon, May 2011
  • Sauder School of Business, UBC, May 2010
  • Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, March 2010
  • Cornell University, Johnson School of Management, September 2008
  • Harvard Business School, September 2007
  • Simon Fraser University, 2006
  • University of Otago, New Zealand, October 2004
  • University of New South Wales, Australia, August 2004/span>
  • University of British Columbia, January 2004
  • University of California-Davis, January 2004
  • Ohio State University, December 2003
  • University of Arizona, November 2003

Invited Talks

  • *Whillans, A.V., & Dunn, E.W. (2014). Thinking about time as money decreases environmental behavior. Invited talk presented at Sustainability Speaker Series at the University of British Columbia.
  • Dunn, E. W. (2014). Flipping the philanthropy switch: can situational attributions for financial success increase prosocial spending?. Invited talk at the New Paths to Purpose Meeting, University of Chicago.
  • Dunn, E. W. (2014). Happy money. Uniquely UBC alumni event.
  • Dunn, E. W. (2014). Happy money. Invited talk to the Wood River Women’s Charitable Foundation, Sun Valley, Idaho.
  • Dunn, E. W. (2014). Work/life balance. UBC Dialogues alumni event.
  • Dunn, E. W., & Quoidbach, J. (2014). The price of awesomeness: How a wealth of experiences impoverishes savoring. Talk presented at the Happiness Preconference at the meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Austin, TX.
  • Whillans, A.V., *Aknin L.B., Dunn, E.W., Norton, M.I., & Grant, A.M. (2013). Making a difference matters: Impact unlocks the emotional benefits of charitable giving. Invited talk at the CAGE Generosity & Well-being Conference, Warwick University, UK.
  • Dunn, E. W. (2013).  Happy Money, Happy Customers. Invited talk at INBOUND Marketing Conference, Boston, MA.
  • Dunn, E. W. McConnell, A. R., Dunn, E. W., Austin, S. N., *Rawn, C. D. (2011). Blind spots in the pursuit of happiness. Talk presented at the Judgement and Decision Making Preconference at the meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Antonio, TX.
  • Dunn, E. W. (2010). How money aids and impedes the pursuit of happiness. Pop!Tech, Camden, ME.
  • *Aknin, L. B., & Dunn, E. W. (2009). Does spending money on others promote sustainable well-being? Invited talk at the Symposium on Well-Being and Sustainability, Vancouver, BC.
  • Dunn, E. W. (2009). The invisible power of prejudice. Invited talk for UBC’s Access and Diversity Office, Vancouver, BC.
  • Norton, M. I., Dunn, E. W., & *Aknin, L. B. (2009). From wealth to well-being: Spending money on others promotes happiness. Invited talk at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Tampa, FL.
  • Dunn, E. W. (2008). What makes people happy? Invited talk for UBC’s Learning Exchange, Vancouver, BC.
  • Dunn, E. W., *Aknin, L., & Norton, M. I. (2008). Turning wealth into well-being: Can money buy happiness if you spend it right? Invited talk at Duck Conference on Social Cognition, Duck, NC.
  • Dunn, E. W., Biesanz, J. C., **Human, L., & **Finn, S. (2007). The hidden benefits of putting one’s best face forward. Invited talk at the Mind Gym Academic Prize gala dinner, London, England.
  • Dunn, E. W., *Aknin, L., & Norton, M. I. (2007). Translating wealth into well-being: Can money buy happiness if you spend it right? Invited talk at the Harvard Conference on Hedonic Adaptation and Prediction, Cambridge, MA.
  • Dunn, E. W., *Falk, C., & Norenzayan, A. (2007). Cultural differences in decision-making: Do affective forecasts matter less (universally) than we thought? Invited talk at the Duck Conference on Social Cognition, Duck, NC.
  • Dunn, E. W., *Forrin, N. A., Biesanz, J. C. (2006). My rainy weather, your sunny disposition: The role of situational vs. dispositional information in affective forecasts for self and other. Invited talk at the Duck Conference on Social Cognition, Duck, NC.
  • Dunn, E. W. (2005). A user’s guide to emotional time travel: Progress on key issues in affective forecasting. Talk presented at the Sydney Symposium, Sydney, Australia.
  • Spellman, B. A., & Dunn, E. W.  (August 2001).  Inhibitory mechanisms in the use of stereotypes.  Presented in a symposium entitled Inhibitory Processes in Memory at the International Conference on Memory, Valencia, Spain.
  • Spellman, B. A., & Dunn, E. W.  (April 2001).  From word lists to stereotypes:  Inhibition in higher-order cognition.  Presented in a symposium entitled Inhibitory Processes in Human Memory at the (British) Experimental Psychology Society, Bristol, UK.

Refereed Conference Talks

  • *Whillans, A.V. & Dunn, E.W. (2014). Thinking about time as money decreases environmental behavior. Talk presented at the Canadian Psychological Association in Vancouver, BC.
  • *Whillans, A.V. & Dunn, E.W. (2014). Thinking about time as money decreases environmental behavior. Talk to be presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Psychological Science (APS) in San Francisco, CA.
  • Norton, M. I., Anik, L., *Aknin, L. B., Dunn, E. W., & *Quoidbach, J. D. (September, 2013). Prosocial bonuses increase employee satisfaction and team performance. Talk presented at the Society of Experimental Social Psychology, Berkeley, CA.
  • Norton, M.I., Aknin, L.B., Barrington-Leigh, C.P., Dunn, E.W., Helliwell, J.F., Biswas-Diener, R., Kemeza, I., Nyende, P., & Ashton-James, C. (July, 2013). Prosocial spending and well-being: Cross-cultural evidence for a psychological universal. Paper presented at the European Association for Consumer Research, Barcelona, Spain.
  • Aknin, L.B., Barrington-Leigh, C.P., Dunn, E.W., Helliwell, J.F.,Burns, J., & Norton, M.I. (May, 2013). Prosocial spending and well-being: Cross-cultural evidence for a psychological universal. Paper presented at the Association for Psychological Science, Washington, DC.
  • Aknin, L.B., Barrington-Leigh, C.P., Dunn, E.W., Helliwell, J.F., Biswas-Diener, R., Kemeza, I., Nyende, P., & Ashton-James, C., & Norton, M.I. (April, 2013). Prosocial spending and well-being: Cross-cultural evidence for a psychological universal. Paper presented at the Generosity and Well-Being Conference, Warwick, United Kingdom.
  • *Kushlev, K, & Dunn E. W. (January, 2013). Checking email less often reduces stress leading to increased well-being. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, New Orleans, LA.
  • Norton, M.I., Aknin, L.B., Barrington-Leigh, C.P., Dunn, E.W., Helliwell, J.F., Biswas-Diener, R., Kemeza, I., Nyende, P., & Ashton-James, C. (October, 2012). Prosocial spending and well-being: Cross-cultural evidence for a psychological universal. Paper presented at the Association for Consumer Research, Vancouver, Canada.
  • Dunn, E. W., Aknin, L. B., Norton, M. I. (2012). Around the world and under the skin: How financial decision making shapes well-being. Talk presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Diego, CA.
  • *Aknin, L. B., Norton, M. I., Anik, L., Dunn, E. W., Quoidbach, J. (2012). Prosocial spending pays: The benefits of prosocial incentives on team performance. Talk presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Diego, CA.
  • Norton, M. I., Dunn, E. W., *Aknin, L. B., Anik, L., & *Quoidbach, J. (2012). How prosocial spending improves your own happiness – at the office and at home. Talk presented at the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, IL.
  • Dunn, E. W., *Quoidbach, J., Petrides, K. V., & Mikolajczak, M. (2010). Money giveth, money taketh away: Wealth undermines savoring ability. Talk presented at the meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Las Vegas, NV.
  • *Aknin, L.B., Norton, M. I., Ashton-James, C. E., Nyende, P., Kemeza, I., Dunn, E. W., Biswas-Diener, R. (2010). Is there a feedback loop between prosocial spending and happiness? Evidence from Canada and Uganda. Talk presented at the meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Las Vegas, NV.
  • McConnell, A. R., Dunn, E. W., Austin, S. N., & *Rawn, C. D. (2010). It’s written all over your face (and IAT): Affective forecasting errors. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.
  • Dunn, E. W., *Falk, C.F., & Norenzayan, A. (2008). Culture and the importance of expected emotions for decision making. Talk presented at the meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Albuquerque, NM.
  • Dunn, E. W., *Aknin, L. B., & Norton, M. I. (2007). Then again, if you spend it right, money can buy happiness. Talk presented at the meeting of the Society of Experimental Social Psychology, Chicago, IL.
  • Dunn, E. W., & Ashton-James, C. E. (2007). On emotional innumeracy: Predicted and actual affective responses to grand scale tragedies. Talk presented at the meeting of the Society for Judgment and Decision-Making, Long Beach, CA.
  • Dunn, E. W., & Ashton-James, C. E. (2007). On emotional innumeracy: Predicted and actual affective responses to grand scale tragedies. Talk presented at the meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Memphis, TN.
  • Dunn, E. W. (2006). Individual differences in emotional time travel. Talk presented at the meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Palm Springs, CA.
  • Dunn, E. W. (2005). Emotional innumeracy: Forecasted and experienced responses to small versus large scale disasters. Talk presented at the annual meeting of the Person Memory Interest Group at the Society of Experimental Social Psychology conference, San Diego, CA.
  • Dunn, E. W., & Clore, J. (2004). New light on mood and stereotyping. Talk presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Experimental Social Psychology, Fort Worth, TX.
  • Dunn, E. W., & Wilson, T. D. (2004). Are strangers as good as lovers?: Misunderstanding the emotional consequences of everyday social interactions. Talk presented at the 5th annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Austin, TX
  • Dunn, E. W., Sinclair, S., & Lowery, B. (2003). The influence of parental racial attitudes on children’s automatic racial prejudice. Talk presented at the 15th annual meeting of the American Psychological Society, Atlanta, GA.

Other Refereed Conference Presentations

  • Human, L.J., *Whillans, A.V., Hoppmann, C., Klumb, P., Dickerson, S.S & Dunn, E.W. (2014). Finding the middle ground: Positive Affect Variability and Daily Cortisol Profiles. Poster presented at the Society for Affective Science in Washington, DC.
  • *Whillans, A.V., & Dunn, E.W. (2014). Thinking about time as money decreases environmental behavior. Poster presented at the Judgment & Decision Making Pre- Conference at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology in Austin, Texas.
  • *Whillans, A.V., *Kushlev, K. & Dunn, E.W. (2013). Harnessing situational attributions to increase social responsibility. Poster presented at the Judgment & Decision Making Pre-Conference at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology in New Orleans.
  • *Whillans, A., *Kushlev, K., & Dunn, E. W. (2013). Harnessing situational attributions to increase feelings of social responsibility. Poster presented at the Judgment & Decision Making Pre-Conference at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology in San Diego, CA.
  • *Kushlev, K., Dunn, E. W., & Ashton-James, C. E. (2012). Does affluence impoverish the experience of parenting? Poster presented at the Emotion Preconference at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Diego, CA.
  • **Whillans, A. V., Aknin, L. B., Dunn, E. W., Norton, M. I & Grant, A. M. (2012). When does spending on others increase happiness? Poster presented at the Judgment and Decision Making Preconference at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Diego, CA.
  • *Sandstrom, G. M. & Dunn, E. W. (2011). Social interactions and well-being: The surprising power of weak ties. Poster presented at the Emotion Preconference at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Antonio, TX.
  • Norton, M., Anik, L., *Aknin, L. B., & Dunn, E. W. (2010). The prosocial workplace: Prosocial spending increases employee satisfaction and job performance. Poster presented at the Behavioral Decision Research in Management Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.
  • *Aknin, L. B., Norton, M.I., & Dunn, E. W. (2010). From wealth to well-being? Money matters, but less than people think. Poster presented at the Society for Consumer Psychology, St. Pete Beach, FL.
  • Norton, M. I., Dunn, E. W., Carney, D. R., & Ariely, D. (2010). The persuasive appeal of stigma. Poster presented at the Academy of Management, Montreal, Canada.
  • Norton, M. I., Anik, L., Dunn, E. W., & *Aknin, L. B. (February, 2010). The benefits of prosocial spending for individuals and organizations. Poster presented at the Society for Consumer Psychology, St. Pete Beach, FL.
  • *Quoidbach, J., & Dunn, E. W. (2010). The price of awesomeness: Evidence for an experience stretching process. Poster presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Las Vegas, NV.
  • *Kushlev, K., Dunn, E. W., Ashton-James, C. E, & *Trudeau, R. (2010). Can parenting make people happy…or at least give them meaning? Poster presented at the Judgment and Decision Making Preconference at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Las Vegas, NV.
  • *Sandstrom, G. M., *Aknin, L. B., Dunn, E. W., Norton, M. I. (2010). Spending money, spending time: Social interaction during interpersonal giving boosts happiness. Poster presented at the Judgment and Decision Making Preconference at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Las Vegas, NV.
  • Norton, M. I., *Aknin, L. B., & Dunn, E. W. (2009). Putting the “social” in prosocial spending: Interpersonal giving promotes happiness. Paper presented at the Association for Consumer Research, Pittsburgh, PA.
  • *Aknin, L. B., Dunn, E. W., & Norton, M. I. (2009). From wealth to well-being: Spending money on others promotes happiness. Paper presented at the Interdisciplinary Nineteenth Century Studies Conference, Saratoga Springs, NY.
  • Norton, M. I., Dunn, E.W., & *Aknin, L. B. (2009). From wealth to well-being: Spending money on others promotes happiness. Paper presented at the Society for Consumer Psychology, San Diego, CA.
  • Norton, M. I., Dunn, E. W., Carney, D. R., & Ariely, D. (2009). The persuasive appeal of stigma. Paper presented at the Society for Consumer Psychology, San Diego, CA.
  • Norton, M. I., *Aknin, L. B., & Dunn, E. W. (2009). Putting the “social” in prosocial spending: Interpersonal giving promotes happiness. Poster presented at the Association for Consumer Research, Pittsburgh, PA.
  • *Aknin, L. B., Dunn, E. W., & Norton, M. I. (2009). Happiness runs in a circular motion: Evidence for an upward spiral between happiness and prosocial spending. Poster presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Tampa, FL.
  • Kawakami, K., Karmali, F., Dovidio, J. F., & Dunn, E. W. (2009). Faulty forecasts: Mispredicting affective and behavioral responses to racism. Poster presented at the meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Tampa, FL.
  • Norton, M. I., Dunn, E.W., & *Aknin, L. B. (2009). From wealth to well-being: Spending money on others promotes happiness. Poster presented at the Society for Consumer Psychology, San Diego, CA.
  • Norton, M. I., Dunn, E. W., Carney, D. R., & Ariely, D. (2009). The persuasive appeal of stigma. Poster presented at the Society for Consumer Psychology, San Diego, CA.
  • *Ruby, M. B., Dunn, E. W., Perrino, A. L., & **Gillis, R. (2009). The invisible benefits of exercise. Poster presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Tampa, FL.
  • *Aknin, L. B., Dunn, E. W., & Norton, M. I. (2008). Can money buy happiness? Poster presented at the Society of Personality and Social Psychology, Albuquerque, NM.

  • Anik, L., Norton, M. I., *Aknin, L. B., & Dunn, E. W. (2008). Life really is nasty, brutish, and short – and no one is happy about it. Poster presented at the Society of Personality and Social Psychology, Albuquerque, NM.

  • *Aknin, L. B., Dunn, E. W., & Norton, M. I. (2007). From wealth to well-being: How money can increase happiness. Poster presented at the Judgment and Decision-making Pre-conference at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Memphis, TN.

  • *Aknin, L. B., *Forrin, N. D., Dunn, E. W., & Biesanz, J. C. (2007). Maybe mother does know best: When others predict our future happiness better than we can. Poster presented at the Society for Personality and Social Psychology Conference, Memphis, TN.

  • *Chin, J. C., & Dunn, E. W. (2007). Focalism as a source of temporal discounting effects. Poster presented at the Judgment and Decision-making Preconference at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Memphis, TN.
    • Received $300 Student Travel Award (funded by NSF).

  • *Falk, C. F., Dunn, E.W., & Norenzayan, A. (2007). Affective forecasting and the value of predicted enjoyment: Decision making in East Asian and Western cultures. Poster presented at the SPSP Annual Cultural Psychology Preconference, Memphis, TN.

  • *Forrin, N. D. & Dunn, E. W. (2007). In defense of having dessert first: The importance of startpoints. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Palm Springs, CA.

  • **Human, L. J., Dunn, E. W., & Biesanz, J. C. (2007). The hidden benefits of Valentine’s: How impressing your partner can improve your mood. Poster presented at the Emotion Pre-conference at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Memphis, TN.

  • *Rawn, C. D. & Dunn, E. W. (2007, January). Affective forecasting when emotions conflict: The utility of measuring gut reactions in addition to thoughtful forecasts. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Memphis, TN.

  • *Forrin, N. A., Dunn, E. W., & Biesanz, J. C. (2006). Sunny disposition or rainy weather: Using dispositional and situational information to make affective forecasts. Poster presented at the Judgment and Decision-making Preconference at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Palm Springs, CA.
    • Received $300 Student Travel Award (funded by NSF).

  • Dunn, E. W., Sinclair, S., & Lowery, B. (2003). The influence of parental racial attitudes on children’s automatic racial prejudice. Poster presented at the 4th annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Los Angeles, CA.
    • Received SPSP Student Poster Award.

  • Dunn, E. W., Wilson, T. D., & Hale, J. H. (2001). Finding happiness in bricks, sticks, or straw: A longitudinal field study of the durability bias. Poster presented at the 2nd annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Antonio, TX.

  • Dunn, E. W., & Spellman, B. A. (2000). Remembering to forget: Stereotype inhibition through the rehearsal of another aspect of identity. Poster presented at the 12th annual meeting of the American Psychological Society, Miami, FL.

PROFESSIONAL AND DEPARTMENTAL SERVICE

  • Associate Editor
    • Perspectives on Psychological Science, 2011-2013
  • Editorial Boards
    • International Journal of Happiness & Development, 2011-present
    • Perspectives on Psychological Science, 2010-2011
  • Ad Hoc Reviewer
    • Canadian Institute of Health Research
    • National Science Foundation
    • Social Psychological and Personality Science
    • Current Directions in Psychological Science
    • Psychological Science
    • Cognition and Emotion
    • Emotion
    • Basic and Applied Social Psychology
    • European Journal of Social Psychology
    • Group Processes and Intergroup Relations
    • Journal of Experimental Social Psychology
    • Journal of Personality and Social Psychology
    • Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes
    • Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin
    • Self and Identity
    • Journal of Positive Psychology
    • Consciousness and Cognition
    • Journal of Behavioral Decision Making
    • American Psychological Association(books)
    • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
  • Human Participants & Research Policy, 2013-2014
  • Graduate Admissions committee, 2010-2011
  • Colloquium committee, UBC, 2005-2007, 2010-2011
    • Chair, 2010-2011
  • Subject pool committee, UBC, 2005-2009
    • Chair, 2007-2009, 2008-2009
  • Curriculum committee, UBC, 2006-2009
  • Fellowships & Scholarships committee, UBC, 2008-2009
  • Course coordinator, Psychology 308, UBC, 2008-2010
  • Founder and Organizer, Grad Student Journal Club, University
    of Virginia, 2000-2004
  • Student Member, Social Area Search Committee, University
    of Virginia, 2002-2003

SELECTED MEDIA MENTIONS

  • Dallas News. August 23, 2014. “The five secretes to happy money”
  • New York Magazine. August 12, 2014. “How to buy happiness”
  • The Sydney Morning Herald. August 13, 2014. “Why you should talk to strangers on your commute”
  • Science of Us. July 23, 2014. “Why new yorkers – and everyone else – should pursue small talk more”
  • Psychology Today. July 22, 2014. “Happiness is interacting with others”
  • USA Today. July 20, 2014. ” How to be happy in retirement”
  • The Sydney Morning Herald. June 17, 2014. “How to be happy? Give away your money”
  • New Hampshire Public Radio. June 11, 2014. “Happy Spending, Tinkering Kids, And The Weird History Of Scarecrows” (Listen Here)
  • The New York Times. May 26, 2014. “How to Win the Lottery (Happily)”
  • The New York Times. May 7, 2014. “What a Great Trip! And I’m Not Even There Yet”
  • Huffpost Live. May 2, 2014. “Can Interacting with Strangers Make Us Happier?”
  • National Public Radio. April 04, 2014. “How to Buy Happiness.”
  • The Rotarian. March, 2014. “Culture: What Price Experience?”
  • The New York Times. March 29, 2014. “Why Fund-Raising is Fun.”
  • The New York Times. May 26, 2014. “How to Win the Lottery (Happily)”
  • The New Republic. January 22, 2014. “Want a Happier Life? Act Your Age.”
  • Harvard Gazette. January 22, 2014. “Keys to a good life.”
  • Greater Good. January 2, 2014. “The Top 10 Insights from the ‘Science of a Meaningful Life’ in 2013.”
  • AARP Radio. December 31, 2013. “Second Acts, Happy Money, A Dog’s World, Beyond The Face of Alzheimer’s, and the Boomer Dudes.”
  • Huffington Post. December 3, 2013. “New Study Says There’s An Upside To Experiencing Hardship.”
  • The Wall Street Journal. December 3, 2013. “Don’t Be a Lousy Gift-Giver.”
  • Huffington Post. November 5, 2013. “Life After Kids: Putting Children First Actually Makes Parents Happier.”
  • Washington Post. October 4, 2013. “Five Ways Money Can Buy You Happiness.”
  • CBC News. August 5, 2013. “Are We Hard-Wired To Buy Timmies For Hundreds of Strangers?”
  • New Republic. August 2, 2013. “What You Can Learn From the New Science of Smarter Spending. Yes, Money Can Make You Happy.”
  • Business Insider. July 26, 2013. “5 Reasons You’re Earning Money and You’re Still Miserable.”
  • The New York Times. July 12, 2013. “Homeownership, the Key to Happiness?”
  • The New York Times. July 6, 2013. “In new books, paths to investing and spending.”
  • MSN Money. July 5, 2013. “6 ways money can buy happiness.”
  • Woman’s Way. July 1, 2013. “Cash in on happiness.”
  • Salon. June 27, 2013. “Can money buy happiness after all?”
  • Scientific American. June 25, 2013. “Using money to buy happiness.”
  • Fox Business. June 24, 2013. “How to spend money to buy happiness.”
  • The New York Times. June 23, 2013. “A one sentence book review.”
  • The Economist. June 22, 2013. “Money and happiness: Buy buy buy.”
  • Irish Daily Star. June 21, 2013. “Coping with less cash.”
  • PBS. June 6, 2013. “Money can buy happiness – if you spend it right.”
  • Marie Claire. June 5, 2013. “A good read.”
  • Redbook. June, 2013. “Live happier on the money you have.”
  • Radio Boston. May 29, 2013. “Think money can’t buy happiness? Try spending it right.”
  • Parade Magazine. May 22, 2013. “What’s one way money can make you happier?”
  • USNews. May 20, 2013. “5 ways money can buy happiness.”
  • CNN. May 20, 2013. “Use your money to buy happier time.”
  • LA Times. May 19, 2013. “Buying happiness.”
  • Washington Post. May 19, 2013. “When paying more stops paying off.”
  • CNN. July 1, 2012. “How to buy happiness.”
  • CBC. June 19, 2012. “Kids happier giving than getting, B.C. study says.”
  • Time Magazine. June 14, 2012. “Parents – especially dads – are happier than their childless pals.”
  • The Globe and Mail. May 18, 2012. “More evidence shows parents are happier than non-parents.”
  • The Province. May 18, 2012. “Kids drive you crazy but you’re happier for it: Study.”
  • The Atlantic. May 18, 2012. “Study of the day: Maybe parents actually are happier than non-parents.”
  • Global News. May 18, 2012. “Miserable no more: New research says parents are happier than non-parents.”
  • Daily Mail. May 18, 2012. “Yes, it can seem a struggle… but parents are actually happier people, study says.”
  • CTV News. May 18, 2012. “Parents are happier than non-parents: UBC study.”
  • Vancouver Sun. May 17, 2012. “UBC study shows parents happier than childless couples.”
  • The Province. May 17, 2012. “People with kids are often happier than childless, researchers say.”
  • Toronto Sun. May 17, 2012. “Parents happier than non-parents: Study.”
  • MSNBC. May 17, 2012. “Parents are happier than non-parents.”
  • Time Magazine. September 26, 2011. “Our most valuable currency.”
  • The New York Times. August 29, 2011. The Hamish Line. “What is it you really want to buy.”
  • The New York Times. July 20, 2011. “Planning the perfect vacation.”
  • Science News. April 4, 2011. “Money can buy happiness if you know what you’re doing.”
  • U.S.News. January 14, 2011. “People neglect who they really are when predicting their own future happiness.”
  • Huffington Post. December 3, 2010. “Forecasting our emotions: Why are we so bad at it?”
  • Scientific American. October 23, 2010. “Generosity might keep us healthy.”
  • CNNMoney. October 22, 2010. “Making more than $75,000? Have a big forest to roam? We feel for you.”
  • Forbes. September 13, 2010. “Yes, money can buy you happiness.”
  • Pop!Tech. October 20, 2010. “How money aids and impedes the pursuit of happiness.”
  • National Public Radio. September 12, 2010. “Smart spending buys happiness.”
  • National Public Radio. August 25, 201o. “Actually, buying happiness isn’t very expensive.”
  • The New York Times. August 7, 2010. “But will it make you happy?”
  • The San Francisco Chronicle. July 5, 2010. “The math (and morality) of giving.”
  • The Globe and Mail. January 15, 2010. “Got a complaint? Sing it out.”
  • The Globe and Mail. October 22, 2009. “Flirt away, it’s all in the name of healthy jealousy.”
  • The Boston Globe. August 23, 2009. “Happiness: A buyer’s guide.”
  • The New York Times. June 12, 2009. “Hate in a cocoon of silence.”
  • The Globe and Mail. June 9, 2009. “Does money make you happy?”
  • The Economist. January 15, 2009. “The price of prejudice.”
  • The China Post. January 10, 2009. “Whites may be more racist than they think: study.”
  • Time. January 9, 2009. “Study: racist attitudes are still ingrained.”
  • Vancouver Sun. January 8, 2009. “Whites may be more racist than they think – study.”
  • MSNBC. January 8, 2009. “Racism: what we say doesn’t match what we do.”
  • Reuters. January 8, 2009. “Whites may be more racist than they think: study.”
  • CBC. January 8, 2009. “Reactions to racism not as strong as we think, study finds.”
  • CNN. January 8, 2009. “You may be more racist than you think, study says.”
  • The New York Times. December 25, 2008. “Your friends need money. Do they have references?”
  • BPS Research Digest. December 10, 2008. “Why you should take extra care when buying a Xmas gift for your man.”
  • The Wall Street Journal. November 7, 2008, “Do wealth and well-being go hand in hand?”
  • NBC. March 23, 2008. “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.”
  • The New York Times. March 20, 2008. “Yes, Money can buy happiness…”
  • National Public Radio. March 20, 2008. “Spending money on others makes us happy.”
  • Forbes. March 20, 2008. “How to buy happiness.”
  • CBS. March 20, 2008. “Unselfish spending boosts happiness.”
  • WebMD. March 20, 2008. “Unselfish spending boosts happiness.”
  • ScienceNOW Daily News. March 20, 2008. “The secret to happiness? Giving.”
  • Reuters. March 20, 2008. “Money buys happiness—if you spend it on someone else.”
  • Vancouver Sun. March 21, 2008. “Giving Money Away can buy Happiness.”
  • Daily Mail. March 21, 2008. “It REALLY is better to give than to receive, says scientist.”
  • The Boston Globe. March 21, 2008. “Money makes you happy – if you spend it on others.”
  • Thaindian News. March 21, 2008. “Money can buy happiness – if spent on others.”
  • The Hindustan Times. March 21, 2008. “When money brings happiness!”
  • China Daily. March 22, 2008. “Money can buy happiness, only if spent on others.”
  • The Brunei Times. March 25, 2008. “Can money buy happiness?”
  • BBC News. March 20, 2008 “Giving ‘makes us happy’.”
  • Yahoo! News. March 21, 2008. “Money can in fact buy happiness, if it’s spent on others.”
  • Vancouver Sun. July 6, 2007. “In search of our smile.”
  • CTV. July 12, 2007. “Longtime lovers.”
  • Prevention. October 2007. “Perfect strangers.”
  • The Georgia Straight. May 24, 2007. “Getting off your booty never felt so good.”
  • Global News. May 18, 2007. “Putting your best face forward.”
  • The London Times. May 5, 2007. “Needy? Just lean on me.”
  • Chronicle of Higher Education. September 3, 2004. “Rising Stars: How to be happy.”

QUANTITATIVE EXPERIENCE

  • Structural Equation Modeling (PSYC 881), Spring 2003
  • Multilevel Modeling (informal tutorial with Jack McArdle), 2002
  • Applied Multivariate Methods (PSYC 776), Fall 2000
  • Quantitative Methods I & II (PSYC 771 & 772), 1999-2000

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Instructor

  • PSYC 529: Special Topics in Social Psychology: Happiness (graduate), Fall 2008, UBC
    • Overall Instructor Rating, 2008: M = 4.78 (1 = very poor, 5 = very good)
  • PSYC 308A: Social Psychology (undergraduate), Spring 2007, 2008, 2009, 2011, 2013 UBC
    • Overall Instructor Rating, 2007: M = 4.36 (dept avg = 4.03)
      • 1 = very poor, 5 = very good
    • Overall Instructor Rating, 2008: M = 4.42 (dept avg = 4.03)
    • Overall Instructor Rating, 2009: M = 4.76 (dept avg = 4.03)
  • PSYC 308B: Social Psychology (undergraduate), Spring 2006, UBC
    • Overall Instructor Rating: M = 4.31 (dept avg = 4.03)
  • PSYC 525: Scientific Perspectives on Self-Knowledge (graduate), Fall 2006.
    • Overall Instructor Rating, 2006: M = 4.83 (1 = very poor, 5 = very good)
  • PSYC 590: Social Psychology (graduate), Fall 2005, Fall 2007, Winter 2009, UBC
    • Overall Instructor Rating, 2005: M = 4.63
    • Overall Instructor Rating, 2007: M = 4.27
    • Overall Instructor Rating, 2009: M = 4.7
    • Overall Instructor Rating, 2010: M = 4.7
  • PSYC 3121: Social Psychology, October -November 2004, University of New South Wales
    • “Overall, I was satisfied with the quality of this lecturer’s teaching.” Mean Agreement = 3.7 (4=Strongly agree, 1=Strongly Disagree)
  • PSYC 404: Psychology and Public Policy, Spring 2003, University of Virginia
    • Overall Teaching Effectiveness (mean rating) = 1.31 (1=Excellent, 5=Poor)

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

  • Society of Experimental Social Psychology
  • Society for Personality and Social Psychology
  • Society for Judgment and Decision Making

REFERENCES

  • Timothy Wilson, Professor and Chair, Department of Psychology, University of Virginia
    • Email: tdw@virginia.edu
    • Phone: (434) 924-0674
  • Daniel Gilbert, Professor, Department of Psychology, Harvard University
    • Email: gilbert domain: wjh.harvard.edu
    • Phone: (617) 495-3892
  • Barbara Spellman, Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Virginia
    • Email: spellman@virginia.edu
    • Phone: (434) 982-5591

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