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Dr. Laurel C. Austin Copenhagen Business School, Denmark

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Biography

Laurel C. Austin is an Associate Professor in Risk Management and Decision Making in the Department of Management, Politics and Philosophy at the Copenhagen Business School. Her research focuses on people's intuitive risk perceptions, preventive thinking, and risk decision processes, and on how to improve risk management at individual, organizational,... read moreand societal levels. She has disseminated the results of this work in academic journals, including Injury Prevention, Journal of Risk Research, Developmental Psychology, and Health, Risk, and Society, as well as in conference presentations and proceedings. She is a frequent consultant on risk communication and risk management issues to major companies and government agencies. She holds a Ph.D. in Management and Decision Sciences from Carnegie Mellon University, an M.S.E in Industrial and Operations Engineering from University of Michigan, and a B.S. in Industrial Engineering from Northwestern University.