Dr. Elke Weber is the Gerhard R. Andlinger Professor in Energy and the Environment and professor of psychology and public affairs at Princeton University.
Dr. Weber is an expert on descriptive models of decision making under uncertainty and time delay in financial and environmental contexts. She is the author of over 150 papers and multiple books and project reports. Several advisory committees of the National Academy of Sciences on human dimensions in global change have sought her expertise in the decision sciences. 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 Fifth Assessment Report of the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Dr. Weber has held academic positions at Columbia University, the University of Chicago, the 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 United States (Princeton University and California Institute of Technology).
Dr. Weber earned her BA in psychology (summa cum laude) from York University in Canada and her MA and PhD in behavior and decision analysis from Harvard University.