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Prof. John W. Payne Fuqua School of Business, Duke University, USA

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Biography

John W. Payne is the Joseph J. Ruvane Professor of Business Administration at the Fuqua School of Business, Duke University. He is also has appointments at Duke as a Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience, as a Professor of Law, and as a Research Professor in The Institute of Statistics and... read moreDecision Sciences. Professor Payne's education includes a B.A. 1969, M.A. 1972, Ph.D. 1973 in Psychology from the University of California, Irvine. He also did a postdoctoral fellowship in Cognitive Psychology at Carnegie-Mellon University, 1973-75. Dr. Payne has been an assistant professor at the University of Chicago (1975-77), a visiting professor at Carnegie-Mellon University (1974), a visiting professor at the University of California, Irvine, and a visiting scholar at Columbia University and at the University of California, Los Angeles. Professor Payne's research deals with how people make decisions, and how decision making might be improved. A particular focus of his research has been decision making under risk. Among his honors, Professor Payne has been elected President of the Judgment and Decision Society, 2005-2006. He has won the Leo Melamed Prize for scholarship at the University of Chicago, 2000, for the most significant research by business school faculty in the previous two years. He was awarded the first (2002) JCR award for long-term contribution to consumer research And, he has been selected as a Fellow, American Psychological Association, 2007, and a Fellow, American Psychological Society, 1995.