Elke U. Weber

Einstein Center Climate Change (ECCC) Fellow

A psychology professor at Princeton University, Elke U. Weber is currently an Einstein Visiting Fellow at Science of Intelligence, where she researches political decision-making powers and global action to tackle climate change through the behavioral and social sciences. Elke Weber is attached to the Einstein Center Climate Change, and draws on psychological theories to investigate the extent to which personal experiences, as well as social norms and interactions, affect decision-making and action. To ensure the study considers the specific social and existential factors that influence people’s decision-making, Elke Weber’s project is based on a comparative analysis of existing studies on climate policy and environmental protection measures, comparing Berlin-Brandenburg, New Jersey (USA), and New Delhi (India).