The decision scientist

Kennedy School Professor Jennifer Lerner is teaching the military how to harness the science of judgment and decision making. In her role as the Navy's chief decision scientist, Lerner is working with the Navy’s top leadership to improve “decision environments” by modifying the way choices are structured and incorporating decision science into leadership training.

When leaning in is the right move

Hannah Riley Bowles discusses her research on the role gender plays in negotiations, and offers advice for women trying to negotiate higher pay. "What we’ve found in numerous studies is that women pay a higher social cost from negotiating assertively for compensation than do men,” she said.