Elizabeth Levy Paluck – Social psychology, social networks, media, impact evaluation, East Africa. Yale PhD, Psychology. Associate Professor, Princeton University.
Elizabeth Levy Paluck is Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology and in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. Before arriving at Princeton, she was an Academy Fellow at Harvard University. She received her PhD from Yale University in Social Psychology. Her research examines prejudice and conflict reduction, using large-scale field experiments to test theoretically driven interventions. Her field sites include Rwanda, eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, South Sudan, Nigeria, and domestically, in US middle and high schools. She also works on topics of political cultural change, civic education, and cognition and decision-making under conditions of scarcity. She has received grants from Henry Frank Guggenheim, the Spencer Foundation, and the WT Grant Foundation to pursue this work. Professor Levy Paluck has published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, the American Political Science Review, the Journal of Social Issues, and the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology.