Richard Nisbett

Senior Fellow [line] Professional Experience: The University of Michigan Theodore M. Newcomb Distinguished University Professor, 1992- Co-Director, Culture and Cognition Program, 1991- Director, Research Center for Group Dynamics, 1989-1996. Director, Cognitive Science Program, 1983-1984. Professor of Psychology, 1976- Associate Professor of Psychology, 1971-1976. Yale University Assistant Professor of Psychology, 1966-1971. Education: A.B., 1962, Tufts University,…

Nadine Obeid

Research Fellow [line] Nadine Obeid, PhD is a clinical psychologist who is interested in the multiple facets of perception, identity, conflict and its resolution in both her research and clinical work. Her research work has included qualitative and quantitative studies in Lebanon with diverse religious communities, looking at the roles of sacred values and moral…

Bethany Ojalehto

Young Investigator [line] bethany ojalehto is a graduate student in Cognitive Psychology at Northwestern University. Her research explores how people conceptualize agency and ecologies, with a focus on cultural variation in concepts of nonhuman beings (plants, animals, and other natural kinds) and human relationships with their environments. She has been fortunate to develop these research…

Katie O’Neill

Young Investigator [line] Dr Katie O’Neill, originally from the Washington, DC area, has been researching into the background of the Northern Ireland conflict for many years. She has a BS from the University of Maryland and recently completed a PhD at Queen’s University, Belfast, writing a pioneering thesis based on extensive interviews with former combatants…

Daniel Ostergaard

Senior Fellow [line] Dr. Daniel Ostergaard has worked closely with Artis for ten years. His research is focused on national security, terrorism, critical infrastructure and international business. In addition, he serves as a Clinical Associate Professor of International Business at the University of South Carolina’s (USC) Darla Moore School of Business. Ostergaard has developed and…

Sam Parry

Senior Fellow [line] Modeling and Simulation Sam Parry has 40 years experience in military operations research. He conducted studies and developed models for the US Army in the areas of combat simulation, test and evaluation, analysis of alternatives and human factors engineering. His work with ARTIS includes developing curriculum for five Cyber security courses in…

Lawrence Pintak

Senior Fellow [line] Lawrence Pintak has been called the foremost chronicler of the interaction between the Arab and Western media worlds. A former CBS News Middle East correspondent, Pintak is now founding dean of The Edward R. Murrow College of Communication at Washington State University. His research focuses on America’s relationship with the Muslim world,…

Vikram Rao

Senior Fellow [line] In addition to his role as Senior Fellow at ARTIS, Vikram Rao is the Executive Director, Research Triangle Energy Consortium, a non-profit in energy founded by Duke University, North Carolina State University, RTI International and University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He recently retired as Senior Vice President and Chief Technology…

Charles Rogan

Charles Rogan is an Advisor to the President and a Policy Fellow for Artis International, Artis Research & Risk Modeling, and Artis LookingGlass. The suite of Artis companies conduct interdisciplinary field-based scientific research in conflict zones, to understand violence, conflict, and ultimately improve the human condition and international security. The Arits companies work with government…

Benjamin Runkle

Senior Policy Fellow [line] Benjamin Runkle holds a doctorate in Government from Harvard University. He has served in the Department of Defense, as a Director on the National Security Council, as a Professional Staff Member on the House Armed Services Committee, and as an advisor in the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Cybersecurity and…