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Committee Members

Tomasz Zaleskiewicz (President)

Tomasz Zaleskiewicz is full professor of psychology at the SWPS University of Social Sciences and Humanities (Wroclaw, Poland), where he heads the Center for Research in Economic Behavior. He is also member of the Polish Academy of Sciences (Committee of Psychology). His major research interests are decision making under risk/uncertainty and economic psychology. Recently, he has edited (together with J. Traczyk) the book “Psychological Perspectives of Financial Decision Making” (New York: Springer). He is author or co-author of numerous papers published in such journals as Psychological Science, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Journal of Experimental Psychology, Applied Psychology, Journal of Economic Psychology, and others. The results of his research were discussed by prestigious international media: The Wall Street Journal, Time, Süddeutsche Zeitung, Harvard Business Review (USA edition), BBC Radio 4.

Website: https://www.creb.edu.pl
E-mail: tzaleskiewicz@swps.edu.pl


Erik Hoelzl (President-Elect)

​​Erik Hoelzl is Professor for Economic and Social Psychology at the University of Cologne, Germany. He completed his diploma degree in Psychology, his doctoral degree and his Habilitation at the University of Vienna, Austria. He was Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Economic Psychology and President of the International Association for Research in Economic Psychology.

His research focuses on economic decision-making, tax behavior, consumer behavior, credit use, and money management. He has published in Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Journal of Economic Psychology, Psychology & Marketing, andJournal of Business Research. He has coauthored the textbook Economic Psychology: An Introduction (Cambridge University Press).  

Website: https://iss-wiso.uni-koeln.de/en/institute/staff/h/prof-dr-erik-hoelzl
E-mail: erik.hoelzl@uni-koeln.de


Fabian Christandl (Secretary)

Fabian Christandl is Professor of Economic and Social Psychology at Hochschule Fresenius – University of Applied Sciences, Cologne, Germany. He obtained his PhD (2008) from the University of Cologne, Germany and his Habilitation (2014) from the University of Cologne, Germany. His started his first academic position at Hochschule Fresenius – University of Applied Sciences, Cologne, in 2012.

His major research interest is in lay beliefs on the economy and sustainability issues. Current work includes both situational and differential drivers of price-based quality inferences in consumer behavior, the impact of money cues on individual well-being, and situational and differential drivers of sustainable consumer behavior. Publications include articles in Appetite, Applied Psychology, Computers in Human Behavior, Journal of Business Research, Journal of Economic Psychology, Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Food Quality and Preference, Journal of Psychology, and German Economic Review.

Website: https://www.hs-fresenius.de/hochschule/wir-ueber-uns/lehrende/profil/fabian-christandl/
E-mail: fabian.christandl@hs-fresenius.de