SJDM Tribute for Paul Slovic

A tribute for Paul Slovic was held at the 2015 Society for Judgment and Decision Making Conference on November 20 at the Hilton Chicago Hotel. A video of the tribute is available here. Viewers are advised to start watching at minute 3:20.

Paul Slovic has made major contributions to research on preference construction, risk perception, and decisions by analysis versus decisions by feelings. The program highlighted his influence on generations of JDM and other scholars and his leadership in using his work to address real-world social problems.

A list of presenters and links to download available PowerPoint slides used in the tribute are below:


Ellen Peters, Professor at Ohio State University (PowerPoint slides)
Baruch Fischhoff, Professor at Carnegie Mellon University (PowerPoint slides)
Howard Kunreuther, Professor at the Wharton School
Daniel Kahneman, Professor Emeritus at Princeton University
John Payne, Professor at Duke University
Melissa Finucane, Senior Scientist at RAND Corporation
William Burns, Research Scientist at Decision Research (PowerPoint slides)
Daniel Västfjäll, Research Scientist at Decision Research and Professor at Linköping University (PowerPoint slides)
Scott Slovic, Professor at University of Idaho
Bob O’Connor, Program Director at National Science Foundation
Paul Slovic, President of Decision Research (PowerPoint slides)

The Society for Judgment and Decision Making is an interdisciplinary academic organization dedicated to the study of normative, descriptive, and prescriptive theories of judgments and decisions. Its members include psychologists, economists, organizational researchers, decision analysts, and other decision researchers. The Society’s primary event is its Annual Meeting at which Society members present their research. It also publishes the journal Judgment and Decision Making.

Photos courtesy of Melissa Finucane. Click on a photo to enlarge.

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