SJDM Doctoral Symposium


Inaugural Virtual Society for Judgment and Decision Making Doctoral Symposium, 1 Jun 2023; Deadline 16 May


Author: Irene Scopelliti

Inaugural Virtual SJDM Doctoral Symposium

On June 1, 2023, we will host the first EVER SJDM Doctoral Symposium. Targeted to students interested in JDM and related fields, in any program, at any stage – this symposium will feature a faculty panel about JDM careers, a set of presentations from our SJDM 2022 best poster award winners, and discussion of early stage research in small groups.

The symposium will take place virtually on June 1, 2023 at 8am-noon PT/11am-3pm ET/ 5pm-9pm CEST (detailed program below).

To attend the symposium, register  by May 16, 2023 at the following link:

The event is free to all SJDM student members. If you are not a member you can join the society here: selecting ‘student’ under member category. 

We hope to see you there!

Alix Barasch, Emma Levine, Irene Scopelliti & Ovul Sezer (organizing committee)


Session 1. Get to know the different SJDM subcommunities

8-9:15am PT/11am-12:15pm ET/5-6:15pm CEST

JDM is a very diverse field, with members belonging to many different subfields and disciplines (psychology, marketing, OB, policy, economics, etc.). This session will give you the opportunity to ask questions to a panel of renown faculty representing different subfields within the community.

Confirmed faculty: Anuj Shah (Chicago), Jennifer Trueblood (Indiana), Jack Soll (Duke), Alex Imas (Chicago), and Wendy De La Rosa (Wharton)

Session 2. SJDM student poster award winning showcase

9:45-10:45am PT/12:45-1:45pm ET/6:45-7:45pm CEST

This session will feature presentations by the winners of one of the SJDM student poster awards and honorable mentions at the last edition of the annual meeting.

Confirmed presenters: Molly Moore (Harvard), Hannah Perkins Stark (Louisiana State), Sean Devine (McGill), Jessica Reif (Duke), Matt Meister (Colorado)

Session 3. Break out research brainstorming sessions

11am-12pm PT/2-3pm ET/8-9pm CEST

In this session you will be matched with fellow students and have an opportunity to present your work in a flash talk format and receive feedback. We encourage students to discuss an idea that they would like to submit to the SJDM annual meeting (the submission deadline is approximately three weeks after the doctoral symposium).