Heather Caruso,

Ph.D.

University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Heather Caruso, executive director, Center for Decision Research, and adjunct associate professor of behavioral science, University of Chicago Booth School of Business, focuses her teaching and research on human behavior in organizations with a concentration on the dynamics of diverse teams, management of identity, power, and influence, and strategies for optimal decision making and judgment.  Professor Caruso frequently consults for both private and public-sector organizations on management and teamwork issues.  Previously, she served as director of engineering at a Silicon Valley startup.  She earned a Ph.D. in organizational behavior, Harvard University.