Craig Fox

Harold Williams Chair in Management

Phone: (310) 206-3403

Fax: (310) 794-4257



Craig Fox studies behavioral decision theory. Specifically, his research investigates how people make judgments and decisions under conditions of risk, uncertainty and ambiguity. He uses a combination of empirical methods including surveys, laboratory and field studies, and neuroimaging. His research has been published in top journals of management, psychology, economics, neuroscience, law, and general science.

In addition to his post at UCLA Anderson, Dr. Fox holds a joint appointment as Professor of Psychology in the UCLA College of Letters and Sciences and Professor of Medicine at the UCLA Geffen School of Medicine. He joined the UCLA Anderson faculty in 2003 after more than six years on the faculty at the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University where he remains an adjunct faculty member. He is co-founder and co-director of the UCLA Interdisciplinary Group in Behavioral Decision Making.

Professor Fox is founding co-editor of the forthcoming journal Behavioral Science and Policy. He serves on the editorial boards of Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, and Judgment and Decision Making, and was formerly on the board of Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes. He is a former Associate Editor of Management Science.

Dr. Fox currently teaches an elective course in Managerial Decision Making at UCLA Anderson and has taught core courses in Leadership and Strategy, as well as electives in Negotiation and Managerial Improvisation. He also teaches Ph.D. seminars in behavioral decision theory. Dr. Fox has previously taught at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business, the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University, Columbia Business School, and Stanford University. He has been a visiting scholar at Columbia University, New York University, the University of Mannheim, and Hebrew University.


Ph.D. Psychology, 1994, Stanford University
M.A. Psychology, 1994, Stanford University
B.A. Economics and Psychology, Summa Cum Laude 1989, UC Berkeley


Behavioral Decision Theory, Behavioral Decision-Making, Decision Making, Risk, Uncertainty, Behavioral Science, Psychology, Negotiation Analysis, Organizational Behavior, Strategy