Gregory Samanez-Larkin Selected as 2020 Bass Fellow

Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Faculty member Gregory Samanez-Larkin has been selected as a 2020 Bass Fellow and appointment to a Bass Chair as the Jack H. Neeley Associate Professor of Psychology & Neuroscience.

Samanez-Larkin’s research lies at the intersection of human development, affective science, health psychology, cognitive neuroscience, behavioral economics and experimental finance. His four undergraduate courses, including an upper-level seminar and a foundational statistics/data-analysis class, have earned him exceptional student evaluations.  Department chair Scott Huettel shared in a statement: "Simply put, Greg has already had a transformative impact upon our department and Duke – through spearheading changes to our statistics/analysis course, through leadership of several innovative summer programs, and through his commitment to mentorship of students from all backgrounds."