Nicole Argo

Young Investigator [line] Nichole Argo is a graduate student in the Psychology Department at the New School for Social Research. Before coming to the New School, she worked for several years as a journalist and field researcher in Israel, the Palestinian Territories, and England. Her field research examined motivations for political violence, and involved interviews…

Sarah Bennett

Young Investigator Sarah Bennett is currently a doctoral student at the City University of New York Graduate Center and a Research Assistant at the Center on Terrorism at the John Jay College of Criminal Justice. She earned her Master of Arts and Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Arizona State University. Ms. Bennett is…

Morteza Dehghani

Young Investigator [line] Morteza Dehghani is currently a Research Assistant Professor at Institute for Creative Technologies (ICT) at University of Southern California and a Research Fellow at ARTIS.  Before joining ICT, he was a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Psychology at Northwestern University.  His research interests include computational social sciences, cross cultural differences in…

Noam Fishhoff

Young Investigator [line] Noam Fischhoff is a recent graduate of Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business. As a research assistant at Carnegie Mellon Noam has studied American relations with Iraq and Pakistan, the Afghan-Soviet war, and other topics in international relations and social science. His research on Israel’s 2006 war with Hezbollah was used…

Larissa Forster

Young Investigator [line] Larissa joined ARTIS in 2011 and worked as a 2-year Postdoctoral Fellow at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy with Professor Axelrod from 2011 – 2013. Before joining ARTIS and the University of Michigan, Larissa worked as a visiting research fellow at the U.S. Naval War College where she focused on soft…

Rumen Iliev

Young Investigator [line] Rumen Iliev is postdoctoral researcher at Northwestern University / University of Michigan. His work in on the overlap between cognition, morality and culture. He has conducted research on sacred values, the role of causal perception in moral reasoning, and on context effects in moral choice. A recent interest is automated text analysis…

Jacqueline Lacy

Young Investigator [line] Jacqueline Lacy graduated from Boston University with a BA in International Relations, specializing in foreign policy and security. Her past research focused on counterterrorism, political violence, international economic development, and drug and human trafficking. In 2009, Jacqueline worked in Buenos Aires analyzing the agricultural conflict between the Argentine government and farmers. Jacqueline…

Lucía López-Rodríguez

Young Investigator Lucía has been a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Psychology at University of Almeria (UAL) and at University of Granada (UGR) in Spain. She has been a Research Assistant in a funded project regarding the intercultural relations between host and immigrant populations (especially between Spanish and Moroccan people living in Spain). Her…

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…