I am a Professor of Sociology, Psychology (by courtesy), and Organizational Behavior (by courtesy) and the Director of the Polarization and Social Change Lab at Stanford University
I study politics, morality, cooperation, and status.

Pink, Sophia L., Michael Stagnaro, James Chu, Joe Mernyk, Jan G. Voelkel, and Robb Willer. 2020. “Five Experimental Tests of the Effects of Short Messages on Compliance with COVID-19 Public Health Guidelines.” PsyArXiv Preprint.

Yuan Chang Leong, Janice Chen, Robb Willer, Jamil Zaki. 2020. "Conservative and liberal attitudes drive polarized neural responses to political content." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. PRESS RELEASE.

Jay van Bavel, ...., Robb Willer. 2020. "Using social and behavioural science to support COVID-19 pandemic response." Nature Human Behaviour.

Nicholas Heiserman, Brent Simpson, and Robb Willer. 2020. “Judgments of Economic Fairness Are Based More on Perceived Economic Mobility Than Perceived Inequality.” Socius.


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National Organization for Women - NYC

June 17, 2020

U.S. Senate Commerce Committee (Majority) staff briefing

April 27, 2020

Society for Affective Science, Presidential Symposium

April 24, 2020

Research & Technology Subcommittee, U.S. House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology staff briefing

April 16, 2020

Rapid, Miniconference on COVID-19 Public Health Messaging

April 14, 2020


April 3, 2020


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