Matthew Kugler received his BA in psychology and political science from Williams College in 2005. He then completed a Ph.D. in Psychology and Social Policy at Princeton University under the supervision of Drs. Joel Cooper and John Darley in 2010. Following his graduation, he was a postdoc and adjunct instructor in psychology at Lehigh University in Bethlehem and is now a student at the  University of Chicago Law School.
 
His research addresses questions at the intersection of psychology and law. He is particularly interested in issues of privacy, technology, and intellectual property.