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Brian Thomas Detweiler-Bedell Lewis & Clark College

Brian Detweiler-Bedell is Associate Professor and Chair of Psychology at Lewis & Clark College in Portland, Oregon. He received his B.A. and M.A. in psychology from Stanford University and his Ph.D. in social psychology from Yale University. His research examines the influence of emotion on social judgment and decision-making. Together with his wife, Brian co-directs the Behavioral Health and Social Psychology laboratory, which provides an immersive research experience to over a dozen undergraduate student collaborators each year. In 2008 the Detweiler-Bedells were awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation for their project entitled, Using Laddered Teams to Promote a Research Supportive Curriculum. Brian has authored a number of journal articles on emotion and decision-making, and he recently served as Director of Lewis & Clark College’s HHMI-funded undergraduate science education program, Collaborative Approaches to Undergraduate Science Education (CAUSE).