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University of Oregon

Governance

Director:
Holly Arrow 

Executive Committee Members:
Robert Mauro
John Orbell
Eric Pederson
Larry Sugiyama

Research Associate:
Michelle Sugiyama 

ICDS Office Specialist II:
Vonda Evans


 

Director

E-mail: harrow@uoregon.edu

Holly Arrow

Dr. Arrow is a Professor and Director of the Institute of Cognitive and Decision Sciences. She has two major research interests. The first is the formation and development of small groups as complex dynamic systems. The second is the psychology of war, in particular the evolution of social capacities that help men and women cope with the challenges to survival and reproductive success posed by war.
Home Department: Psychology
E-mail address: harrow@uoregon.edu
Web Page: http://groupsandwar.uoregon.edu/Profiles/Holly%20Arrow/Arrow.html


 

Executive Committee Members

Robert Mauro

Dr. Mauro teaches and conducts research in applied decision-making and human emotion. Dr. Mauro’s applied work is focused on topics in psychology and law and aviation. His psychology and law work includes studies of capital sentencing, the drug courier profile, and expert testimony.

Home Department: Psychology
E-mail address: mauro@uoregon.edu
Web Page:

 

John Orbell

Dr. Orbell has most recently begun working with a group on an NSF-funded project to construct a counterpoint to climatologists’ models of climate change—specifically, to model the likely human response to predicted climate changes worldwide.

Home Department: Political Science
E-mail address: jorbell@uoregon.edu
Web Page: http://polisci.uoregon.edu/facbios.php?name=John_Orbell

 

Eric Pederson

Dr. Pederson specializations in Psycholinguistics, semantics, typology, anthropological linguistic, and Dravidian languages.

Home Department: Linguistics
E-mail address: epederso@uoregon.edu
Web Page: http://linguistics.uoregon.edu/profile/epederso/

 

 

Larry Sugiyama

Dr. Sugiyama is Associate Professor of Anthropology, and Institute of Cognitive and Decision Sciences. He is a cultural anthropologist, evolutionary psychologist and human behavioral ecologist who works at the intersection of cultural and physical anthropology, evolutionary biology, behavioral ecology, and cognitive psychology, asking questions about the nature and evolution of the human mind and the effects of this evolution upon behavior and culture.

Home Department: Anthropology
E-mail:sugiyama@uoregon.edu
Website: http://pages.uoregon.edu/sugiyama/

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Research Associate

Michelle Sugiyama

Dr. Scalise Sugiyama received her PhD from UC Santa Barbara, where she combined literary study with training at the Center for Evolutionary Psychology. Her work examines narrative as behavior; she is particularly interested in why and when humans began telling and listening to stories.

E-mail address: mscalise@uoregon.edu
Web Page: pages.uoregon.edu/mscalise/

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ICDS Office Specialist II

Vonda Evans

E-mail address: vevans@uoregon.edu

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