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Betsy Levy Paluck Joins Starling’s Advisory Team

26th May, 2021


Starling announced today the appointment of Professor Betsy Levy Paluck to its prestigious academic and scientific advisory board. She joins fellow Starling advisors: Nicholas Christakis (Yale), Karen Cook (Stanford), Amy Edmondson (Harvard Business School), Tom Malone (MIT), and former Xerox PARC Research Lab director, John Seely Brown (“JSB”).

A professor in the Department of Psychology and the School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University, Paluck is also Deputy Director of the Kahneman-Treisman Center for Behavioral Science & Policy. She is known for her studies in prejudice, social norms and conflict reduction. In 2017, Paluck won the MacArthur Fellowship Award – the so-called “Genius Grant” – fo her work uncovering, how social networks and norms influence our interactions with one another, and how we may make use of such insights to design purposeful interventions that can change destructive behavior.

Download the full announcement here.