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 GSB, 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


Journal Articles

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

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: *

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.

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.

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


Projects in Various Stages of Development

With Christopher W. Bauman, A. Peter McGraw, and Caleb Warren (under review), "Revisiting External Validity: Concerns about Trolley Problems and Other Sacrificial Dilemmas in Moral Psychology."

With Paul Conway and David A. Pizarro (under review), "Are Psychopaths Really More Utilitarian? Process Dissociation Clarifies the Relations between Utilitarianism, Deontology, Anti-Social Personality Traits, and Prosociality."

With George E. Newman and Rosanna Smith (under review), "Are artworks more like people than artifacts? Individual concepts and their extensions."

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."

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."


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


Chapters

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.


Selected Peer-Reviewed Conference Proceedings Papers

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.


Conference and Symposium Organization

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 Consumer Behavior," Symposium presented at the meeting of the Association for Consumer Research, Jacksonville, FL.

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.


Service

Ad hoc reviewer

Journal of Consumer Research; Journal of Marketing Research; Trends in Cognitive Sciences; Journal of Personality and Social Psychology; Psychological Science; Journal of Experimental Psychology; General; Cognition; Management Science; Cognitive Science; Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes; Journal of Experimental Social Psychology; Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience; Emotion; Acta Psychologica; Journal of Behavioral Decision Making; Judgment and Decision Making; Journal of Applied Social Psychology


Teaching

Graduate

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)

Affiliations

Association for Consumer Research

Cognitive Science Society

Society for Consumer Psychology

Society for Judgment and Decision Making