Daniel Kahneman is the Eugene Higgins Professor of Psychology and professor of public affairs in the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University. He holds a BA in Psychology from the Hebrew University (1954) and a PhD in Psychology from the University of California, Berkeley (1961).
Professor Kahneman held previous positions at Hebrew University, University of British Columbia, and the University of California at Berkeley. He is the recipient of numerous awards, prizes, honorary degrees and other recognitions. A past President of the Society for Judgment and Decision Making, he is a member of the National Academy of Sciences and a Fellow of many prestigious academies and learned societies.
In addition to the Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award of the American Psychological Association, the Warren Medal of the Society of Experimental Psychologists, the Hilgard Award for Career Contributions to General Psychology, and the Grawemeyer Prize in Psychology, Professor Kahneman was awarded the 2002 Nobel Prize in Economics "for having integrated insights from psychological research into economic science, especially concerning human judgment and decision-making under uncertainty."