Eugene Chan is Associate Professor in the Division of Consumer Science at Purdue University. He holds a Ph.D. in management from the University of Toronto, a M.A. in social sciences from the University of Chicago, and an A.B. (Hons.) in psychology from the University of Michigan. He also has an A.R.C.T. (Hons.) in piano performance from the Royal Conservatory of Music.
He uses methods from experimental psychology and draw on theories from diverse disciplines in the social sciences to study how people make choices, judgments, and decisions in the marketplace, in organizations, and in society. Generally, his research has focused on financial, political, and health decisions. His research has been published in top-tier outlets such as Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, International Journal of Research in Marketing, Journal of Consumer Psychology, Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, and Evolution and Human Behavior.
Eugene has taught previously in Canada, Slovenia, and Australia, and bring an international outlook to both his research and teaching.