Dr. Elke Weber is the Gerhard R. Andlinger Professor in Energy and the Environment and Professor of Psychology and Public Affairs at Princeton University.
She is an expert on descriptive models of decision-making under uncertainty and time delay in financial and environmental contexts. Dr. Weber is the author of over 150 papers and multiple books and project reports. Her expertise in the decision sciences has been sought out by several advisory committees of the National Academy of Sciences on human dimensions in global change. She served on the American Psychological Association Task Force that issued a report on the Interface between Psychology and Global Climate Change, and was a lead author in Working Group III for the 5th Assessment Report of the U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Dr. Weber has held academic positions at Columbia University, the University of Chicago, University of Illinois, and the Ohio State University and visiting appointments in Europe (London Business School, Copenhagen Business School, Fribourg University, Beisheim Graduate School of Corporate Management) and the USA (Princeton University and California Institute of Technology).
Dr. Weber received her B.A. degree in psychology (summa cum laude) from York University in Canada and her M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from Harvard in behavior and decision analysis.