Wendy Wood

MPA Presidential Invited Addresses

University of Southern California

Wendy Wood has spent her career examining the formation and change of habits, the dynamics of social influence and attitude change, and the origins and maintenance of sex-related differences and similarities in social behavior. She has been massively influential across all three domains (and others), having over 150 publications which have been cited over 26000 times, with many of the publications in the field’s top journals including Psychological Review, American Psychologist, JPSP, Psychological Bulletin, JESP, and countless others. She is a Fellow of APA, APS, and SESP. She has been funded by the NSF, NIMH, and other agencies.