Daniel M. Bartels

University of Chicago
Booth School of Business
5807 S. Woodlawn Ave.
Chicago, IL 60637

Office: 773-702-8325
E-mail: bartels@uchicago.edu
Vita (in PDF format)


Academic Appointments
Assistant Professor of Marketing, University of Chicago, 2013 – present
Assistant Professor of Marketing, Columbia University, 2010 – 2013
Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Decision Research, University of Chicago, 2007 2010

Education
Ph.D., Cognitive Psychology, Northwestern University, 2007 (M.S. in 2002)
    Committee: Douglas Medin (chair), Lance Rips, Reid Hastie
B.S., Psychology (summa cum laude), University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, 2001

Interests

Judgment and Decision Making, Consumer Behavior, Moral Psychology, Concepts and Categories


Papers

Bartels, Daniel M., Christopher W. Bauman, Fiery A. Cushman, David A. Pizarro, and A. Peter McGraw (forthcoming), "Moral Judgment and Decision Making." In G. Keren & G. Wu (Eds.) The Wiley Blackwell Handbook of Judgment and Decision Making. Chichester, UK: Wiley.

Newman, George E., Daniel M. Bartels, and Rosanna K. Smith (forthcoming), "Are Artworks More like People than Artifacts? Individual Concepts and their extensions," Topics in Cognitive Science. Media: *

Bauman, Christopher W., A. Peter McGraw, Daniel M. Bartels, and Caleb Warren (forthcoming), "Revisiting External Validity: Concerns about Trolley Proglems and Other Sacrificial Dilemmas in Moral Psychology," Social and Personality Psychology Compass. Media: .

Urminsky, Oleg, Daniel M. Bartels, Paola Giuliano, George E. Newman, Stefano Puntoni, and Lance J. Rips (2014), "Choice and Self: How Synchronic and Diachronic Identity Shape Choices and Decision Making," Marketing Letters, 25, 281-291.

Bartels, Daniel M., Trevor Kvaran, and Shaun Nichols (2013), "Selfless Giving," Cognition, 129, 392-403. Media:

Burns, Zachary C., Eugene M. Caruso, and Daniel M. Bartels (2012), "Predicting premeditation: Future behavior is seen as more intentional than past behavior," Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 141, 227-232.

Robinson, Paul H., Sean E. Jackowitz and Daniel M. Bartels (2012), Extralegal Punishment Factors: A Study of Forgiveness, Hardship, Good Deeds, Apology, Remorse, and Other Such Discretionary Factors in Assessing Criminal Punishment," Vanderbilt Law Review, 65, 737-826.

Bartels, Daniel M. and Oleg Urminsky (2011), "On Intertemporal Selfishness: How the Perceived Instability of Identity Underlies Impatient Consumption," Journal of Consumer Research, 38, 182-198. Media: *, ||, , , #, , , ,

Bartels, Daniel M. and David A. Pizarro (2011), "The Mismeasure of Morals: Antisocial Personality Traits Predict Utilitarian Responses to Moral Dilemmas," Cognition, 121, 154-161. Media: , , §, ,

Bartels, Daniel M. and Russell C. Burnett (2011), "A Group Construal Account of Drop-in-the-Bucket Thinking in Policy Preference and Moral Judgment," Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 47, 50-57.

Bartels, Daniel M. and Lance J. Rips (2010), "Psychological Connectedness and Intertemporal Choice," Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 139, 49-69.

Bennis, Will M., Douglas L. Medin, and Daniel M. Bartels (2010), "The Costs and Benefits of Calculation and Moral Rules," Perspectives on Psychological Science, 5, 187-202.

Bennis, Will M., Douglas L. Medin, and Daniel M. Bartels (2010), "Perspectives on the Ecology of Decision Modes: Reply to Comments," Perspectives on Psychological Science, 5, 213-215.

Robinson, Paul H., Michael T. Cahill, and Daniel M. Bartels (2010), "Competing Theories of Blackmail: An Empirical Research Critique of Criminal Law Theory," Texas Law Review, 89, 291-532. Media: *

Iliev, Rumen, Sonya Sachdeva, Daniel M. Bartels, Craig M. Joseph, Satoru Suzuki, and Douglas L. Medin (2009), "Attending to Moral Values, In Daniel M. Bartels, Christopher W. Bauman, Linda J. Skitka, and Douglas L. Medin (Eds.) Moral Judgment and Decision Making: The Psychology of Learning and Motivation, Vol 50. San Diego: Elsevier, 169-190.

Bartels, Daniel M. (2008), "Principled Moral Sentiment and the Flexibility of Moral Judgment and Decision Making," Cognition, 108, 381-417.

Day, Samuel B. and Daniel M. Bartels (2008), "Representation over Time: The Effects of Temporal Distance on Similarity," Cognition, 106, 1504-1513.

Bartels, Daniel M. and Douglas L. Medin (2007), "Are Morally-Motivated Decision Makers Insensitive to the Consequences of their Choices?," Psychological Science, 18, 24-28. Media:

Bartels, Daniel M. (2006), "Proportion Dominance: The Generality and Variability of Favoring Relative Savings over Absolute Savings," Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 100, 76-95.

Bloomfield, Amber, Josh Sager, Daniel M. Bartels, and Douglas L. Medin (2006), "Caring about Framing Effects," Mind and Society, 5, 1504-1513.

Jameson, Jason T., Dedre Gentner, Samuel B. Day, Stella Christie, Julie Colhoun, and Daniel M. Bartels (2005), "Clarifying the Role of Alignability in Similarity Comparisons," Proceedings of the 27th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, CogSci2005. Hillsdale, NJ: Earlbaum.

Media key: * New York Times, † The Economist, ‡ The Atlantic, § Wall Street Journal, || Time, ¶ US News and World Report, # Money Magazine, ♠ Chicago Tribune, ♥ Scientific American; ♦ Psychology Today, Boston Globe


Books

Bartels, Daniel M., Christopher W. Bauman, Linda J. Skitka, and Douglas L. Medin, Eds. (2009), "Moral Judgment and Decision Making: The Psychology of Learning and Motivation, Vol. 50," San Diego: Elsevier


Projects in Various Stages of Development

With Oleg Urminsky and Shane Frederick (in revision), "To Know and To Care: How Awareness and Valuation of the Future Jointly Shape Consumer Savings and Spending." Media:

With Marc Scholten and Daniel Read (in preparation), "Tradeoffs and Choice-Set Effects in Intertemporal Choice."

With Oleg Urminsky (in preparation), "Similarity in Context: Implications for Consumer Judgment and Choice."


Conference and Symposium Organization

A. Peter McGraw, Daniel M. Bartels, Russel Belk, and Janet Schwartz (2014), "Morality in the Marketplace," Session to be presented at the meeting of the Association for Consumer Research, Baltimore, MD.

Urminsky, Oleg and Daniel M. Bartels (2013), "Choice and Self: How Identity Shapes Choices and Decision Making," presented at the Ninth Triennial Choice Symposium, Noordwijk, the Netherlands.

Bartels, Daniel M. and A. Peter McGraw (2010), "Moral Flexibility in Judgment and Decision Making," Symposium presented at the meeting of the Society for Judgment and Decision Making, St. Louis, MO.

Bartels, Daniel M. (2009, October), "Long-term Decisions and Focusing on the Future," Symposium presented at the meeting of the Association for Consumer Research, Pittsburgh, PA.

Bauman, Christopher W., Daniel M. Bartels, Craig M. Joseph, and Adam D. Galinsky (2007, April), "Values-Driven Judgment and Reasoning," Conference funded by the Ford Motor Company Center for Global Citizenship and presented at Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management, Evanston, IL.

Bartels, Daniel M. (2006, November), "Morally-Motivated Judgment and Decision Making," Symposium presented at the meeting of the Society for Judgment and Decision Making, Houston, TX.


Teaching

Graduate

Consumer Behavior (University of Chicago Booth School of Business)
—Full-time MBA, Evening MBA
Behavioral Economics and Decision Making (Columbia Business School)
—Daytime MBA, Executive MBA, Berkeley-Columbia Executive MBA
Information Processing in Consumer Behavior (Columbia Business School)
—Ph.D Program
Undergraduate
The Psychology of Decision Making (Northwestern University)

Service

Editorial Board Member

Journal of Consumer Research

Ad hoc reviewer

Journal of Marketing Research; Psychological Bulletin; Journal of Personality and Social Psychology; Psychological Science; Journal of Experimental Psychology: General; Cognitive Psychology; Cognition; Management Science; Trends in Cognitive Sciences; Personality and Social Psychology Review; Perspectives on Psychological Science; Emotion; Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience; PLoS One: Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes; Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition; Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin; Cognitive Science; Acta Psychologica; Journal of Experimental Social Psychology; Judgment and Decision Making; Journal of Behavioral Decision Making; Journal of Economic Psychology; Journal of Business Ethics; Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization; Journal of Applied Social Psychology; Marketing Letters; Social Psychological and Personality Science; Decision Analysis


Affiliations

Association for Consumer Research

Cognitive Science Society

Society for Consumer Psychology

Society for Judgment and Decision Making