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Michel Regenwetter

Michel Regenwetter
Michel Regenwetter

Michel Regenwetter

Professor
  • Psychology
(217) 333-0763
453 Psychology Building

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Education

  • 1995 Ph.D. in Social Sciences w. concentration in Mathematical Behavioral Sciences, U.C. Irvine
  • 1993 M.A. Social Sciences, U.C. Irvine
  • 1991 Diplom in Experimental Psychology, Universitat Bonn, Germany
  • 1990 Vordiplom in Mathematics, Universitat Bonn, Germany
  • 1988 Vordiplom in Psychology, Universitat Bonn, Germany

Academic Positions

  • Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Psychology and Political Science ans Electrical & Computer Engineering, 2019 - present
  • Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Psychology and Political Science, 2007-2019
  • Associate Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Psychology and Political Science, 2003-2007
  • Assistant Professor, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Psychology and Political Science, 2001-2003
  • Assistant Professor, Duke, Business Administration, 1997-2001

Resident Instruction

  • Models of Decision and Choice (Illinois, graduate). Teaching recognitions in 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2018.
  • Testing theories of decision making (Illinois, graduate). Teaching recognitions in 2010, 2014. Modeling Heterogeneity (Illinois, graduate).
  • Behavioral Social Choice (Illinois, graduate). Teaching recognition in 2012.

Books Authored or Co-Authored (Original Editions)

  • Regenwetter, M., Grofman, B., Marley, A. A. J., Tsetlin, I. (2006). Behavioral Social Choice. Cam- bridge University Press (Political Science). Rated “Outstanding Academic Title” by Choice Magazine in 2007.

Selected Articles in Journals

  • Davis-Stober, C. and Regenwetter, R. (2019). “The ‘paradox’ of converging evidence.” Psychological Review, 126, 865-879.
  • Zwilling, C.E., Cavagnaro, D.R., Regenwetter, M., Lim, S.H., Fields, B., and Zhang, Y. (2019). “QTEST 2.1: Quantitative Testing of Theories of Binary Choice Using Bayesian Inference.” Journal of Mathematical Psychology, 91, 176-194.
  • Regenwetter, M. and Robinson, M. (2019). “The construct-behavior gap revisited: Reply to Hertwig and Pleskac (2018).” Psychological Review, 126, 451-454. (https://doi.org/10.1037/rev0000145).
  • Regenwetter, M. and Cavagnaro, D. R. (2019). “Tutorial on removing the shackles of regression analysis: How to stay true to your theory of binary response probabilities.” Psychological Methods, 24, 135-152. (http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/met0000196)
  • Regenwetter, M. and Robinson, M. (2017). “The construct-behavior gap in behavioral decision research: A challenge beyond replicability.” Psychological Review, 124, 533-550. (doi10.1037/rev0000067)
  • Davis-Stober, C., Park, S., Brown, N. and Regenwetter, M. (2016). “Reported violations of rationality may be aggregation artifacts.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences oft he United States of America (doi10.1073/pnas.1606997113).
  • Guo, Y. and Regenwetter, M. (2014). “Quantitative Tests of the Perceived Relative Argument Model: Commentary on Loomes (2010).” Psychological Review, 121, 696-705.
  • Regenwetter, M., Davis-Stober, C.P., Lim, S.H., Cha, Y.-C., Guo, Y., Messner, W., Popova, A., and Zwilling, C. (2014). “QTEST: Quantitative Testing of Theories of Binary Choice.” Decision, 1, 2-34.
  • Regenwetter, M. & Davis-Stober, C. (2012) “Behavioral variability of choices versus structural inconsistency of preferences.” Psychological Review, 119, 408-416.
  • Regenwetter, M., Dana, J. & Davis-Stober, C., Guo, Y. (2011). “Parsimonious testing of transitive or intransitive preferences: Reply to Birnbaum (2011).” Psychological Review, 118, 684 - 688.
  • Regenwetter, M., Dana, J. & Davis-Stober, C. (2011). “Transitivity of preferences.” Psychological Review, 118, 42-56.
  • Regenwetter, M. (2009). “Perspectives on preference aggregation.” Perspectives on Psychological Science, 4, 403-407.
  • Regenwetter, M., Grofman, B., Popova, A., Messner, W., Davis-Stober, C. & Cavagnaro, D.R. (2009). “Behavioural social choice: A status report.” Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 364, 833-843.
  • Regenwetter, M., Falmagne, J.-Cl. & Grofman, B. (1999). “A stochastic model of preference change and its application to 1992 presidential election panel data.” Psychological Review, 106, 362-384.
  • Regenwetter, M. & Grofman, B. (1998a). “Approval voting, Borda winners and Condorcet winners: Evidence from seven elections.” Management Science, 44, 520-533.

Journal Editorships

  • Editorial Board, Decision (2015-present)
  • Consulting Editor, Experimental Psychology (2007 - present).
  • Associate Editor, Research & Politics (2013 - present)
  • Associate Editor, Journal of Mathematical Psychology (2003 - present).

Honors

  • 2012 International Exeter Prize for Research in Experimental Economics, Decision Theory and Behavioral Economics, for Regenwetter, M., Dana, J. & Davis-Stober, C. (2011). "Transitivity of preferences." Psychological Review, 118, 42-56. (2012)
  • 2006 Elected Fellow, Association for Psychological Science (formerly American Psychological Society). (2006)
  • 1999 Young Investigator Award, Society for Mathematical Psychology. (1999)

Courses Taught

  • ACCY 595 - Models of Decision and Choice
  • NEUR 598 - Quantitative Brownbag
  • PSYC 235 - Intro to Statistics
  • PSYC 534 - Models of Decision and Choice
  • PSYC 593 - Modeling Heterogeneity
  • PSYC 593 - Testing Decision Theories
  • PSYC 598 - Quantitative Brownbag