Daniel Bartels investigates the mental processes underlying consumer financial decision-making, moral psychology, and intertemporal choice. His work has appeared in such publications as Cognition, Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, Psychological Science, and Journal of Consumer Research. He is a co-editor of Moral Judgment and Decision Making: The Psychology of Learning and Motivation, vol. 50.
Previously, Bartels taught behavioral economics at Columbia Business School. Between 2007 and 2010, he was affiliated with Chicago Booth as a postdoctoral fellow with the Center for Decision Research.
Bartels earned a PhD in cognitive psychology from Northwestern University and a BS in psychology from the University of Wisconsin– Green Bay.
Bartels joined the University of Chicago faculty in 2013.