#6346 Overall Influence

Paul Slovic

American psychologist

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Paul Slovic is a professor of psychology at the University of Oregon and the president of Decision Research. Decision Research is a collection of scientists from all over the nation and in other countries that study decision-making in times when risks are involved. He was also the president for the Society of Risk Analysis until 1984. He earned his undergraduate degree at Stanford University in 1959 and his Ph.D. in psychology at the University of Michigan in 1964 and has received honorary doctorates from the Stockholm School of Economics and the University of East Anglia. He is past president of the Society for Risk Analysis and in 1991 received its Distinguished Contribution Award. In 1993, he received the Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award from the American Psychological Association, and in 1995 he received the Outstanding Contribution to Science Award from the Oregon Academy of Science. In 2016 he was elected to the National Academy of Sciences.

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University of Michigan

Public research university in Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States

University of Oregon

Public research university in Eugene, Oregon, USA

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#448 World Rank
Psychology
#545 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#1062 World Rank
Social Work
#2018 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#2136 World Rank
Sociology
#4077 World Rank
Economics
#4684 World Rank
Anthropology
#4958 World Rank
Political Science
#5656 World Rank
Education
#8165 World Rank
Computer Science
#9212 World Rank
Philosophy
#9986 World Rank
Mathematics
#15464 World Rank
Medical
#19007 World Rank
Biology
#21365 World Rank
Engineering
#23525 World Rank
Business
#23552 World Rank
Communications
#27325 World Rank
Law
#28723 World Rank
Chemistry
#29433 World Rank
Physics
#49589 World Rank
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