Dr. Shahzeen Attari’s research focuses on people's judgments and decisions about resource use and systems, and how to motivate action on climate change. Her work has strong links to both cognitive science and environmental science and has been published in top journals such as the Proceedings of the National Academies of Sciences. Her research has also been summarized in a variety of venues, including the New York Times, The Economist, and BBC.
She is an Associate Professor at the O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs at Indiana University Bloomington. Prior to working at IU, Attari was a postdoctoral fellow at the Earth Institute and the Center for Research on Environmental Decisions (CRED) at Columbia University, and received her PhD in Civil and Environmental Engineering & Engineering and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University.