Reuven Sussman
Senior Research Manager, Behavior & Human Dimensions Program
p. 202-507-4746

Reuven Sussman conducts research on energy efficiency behavior change programs and organizes the annual conference on Behavior, Energy and Climate Change (BECC). He has authored academic papers and book chapters on the psychology of climate change, behavioral interventions to encourage energy efficiency, and the psychological determinants of pro-environmental behavior.

Prior to joining ACEEE in 2016, Reuven was a behavior change consultant, adjunct professor, and researcher at the University of Victoria in Canada. He earned a doctor of science and a master of science in social and environmental psychology from the University of Victoria and a bachelor of science with honors in psychology from the University of Toronto.

Expertise:
  • Theories of behavior change
  • Social psychological determinants of behavior (in social networks, commons dilemmas and interpersonal modeling)
  • Visual prompting of energy efficiency behavior