Erika Kirgios

I am a fifth-year Ph.D. student in the Decision Processes group in the Operations, Information, and Decisions department at The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania. I am currently on the job market.

My research interests include diversity, discrimination, prosocial behavior, and behavior change. The majority of my work focuses on race and gender in the workplace, aiming to elucidate why inequality persists and to identify theoretically-grounded interventions that can improve outcomes for women and racial minorities. My work has been published in journals such as Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Nature Human Behaviour, Nature, Management Science, and Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes.


Prior to my doctoral studies at Wharton, I graduated summa cum laude from Princeton University with a BA in Computer Science, and minors in Cognitive Science and Neuroscience. You can click here to view my CV and here to read my research statement.


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