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Baruch Fischhoff

Baruch Fischhoff is an American academic who is the Howard Heinz University Professor in the Institute for Politics and Strategy, and the Departments of Social and Decision Sciences and Engineering and Public Policy at Carnegie Mellon University.[1][2] He is one of the proponents of Risk perception studies with his numerous academic books and articles on risk analysis/communication and human behavior.[3][4][5][6] Fischhoff earned his graduate education at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem under the supervision of Daniel Kahneman.

Baruch Fischhoff
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Residence Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Nationality United States
Alma mater The Hebrew University of Jerusalem
Wayne State University
Known for Risk perception
Behavioural sciences
Risk analysis
Communication sciences
Scientific career
Fields Decision theory, Risk

In 1991, he was honored with a 'Distinguished Achievement Award' by the Society for Risk Analysis for his research achievements on risk analysis.[7] He serves as chair of the committees of U.S.Food and Drug Administration, the National Academy of Sciences[8] as well as the King's Centre for Risk Management.[9] He was also the past president of the Society for Risk Analysis[10] and Society for Judgment and Decision Making.[11] He is a fellow of the American Psychological Association, Association for Psychological Science, Society of Experimental Psychologists and Society for Risk Analysis.[12]

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  1. ^ Carnegie Mellon University (2 October 2015). "Baruch Fischhoff". Carnegie Mellon University. Retrieved 2 October 2015. 
  2. ^ Leeds University Business School (2 October 2015). "Baruch Fischhoff". Leeds University. Retrieved 2 October 2015. 
  3. ^ Baruch Fischhoff (2011). "Communicating Risks and Benefits: An Evidence-Based Users's Guide". Retrieved 2 October 2015. 
  4. ^ Baruch Fischhoff (2011). "Judgment and Decision Making". Routledge. Retrieved 2 October 2015. 
  5. ^ Baruch Fischhoff (2011). "Risk:A Very Short Introduction". Oxford University Press. Retrieved 2 October 2015. 
  6. ^ Baruch Fischhoff (2011). "Risk Analysis and Human Behaviour". Routledge. Retrieved 2 October 2015. 
  7. ^ Society for Risk Analysis (1991). "Distinguished Achievement Award". Society for Risk Analysis. Retrieved 2 October 2015. 
  8. ^ Carnegie Mellon University (2 October 2015). "Baruch Fischhoff". Carnegie Mellon University. Retrieved 2 October 2015. 
  9. ^ King's Centre for Risk Management (2 October 2015). "Advisory Board". King's College London. Retrieved 2 October 2015. 
  10. ^ Society for Risk Analysis (2004–2005). "Past Officers and Councilors". Society for Risk Analysis. Retrieved 2 October 2015. 
  11. ^ Society for Judgment and Decision Making (1990–1991). "SJDM Presidents". Judgment and Decision Making. Retrieved 2 October 2015. 
  12. ^ Carnegie Mellon University (2 October 2015). "Baruch Fischhoff". Carnegie Mellon University. Retrieved 2 October 2015. 

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