Judge Profile

Elke Weber

Professor in Energy and the Environment; Professor of Psychology and Public Affairs, Princeton University

 Elke Weber is the Gerhard R. Andlinger Professor in Energy and the Environment and Professor of Psychology and Public Affairs at Princeton University.  Her research models decision-making under risk, uncertainty, and time delay from a psychological and neuroscience perspective, with applications to both financial and environmental decisions. She was a lead author in the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), has served as president of three professional societies (Neuroeconomics, Judgment and Decision Making, and Mathematical Psychology) and is a fellow of the American Psychological Association, the Association for Psychological Science, and the Society for Experimental Psychology.  She was elected to the German National Academy of Sciences and to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and recently received the Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award from the Society for Risk Analysis.