Alex Shaw, Ph.D

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Psychology and Development (PAD) Lab

Alex Shaw joined the faculty at The University of Chicago in 2015 as an Assistant Professor of Psychology. Broadly he is interested in how human beings navigate the complex social world by tracking each others' reputations and by signaling to others. More specifically, he studies fairness, intellectual property, and reputation and how these things develop throughout childhood. Previously he was a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Chicago's Booth School of Business and received his Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology at Yale University