Bruine de Bruin, Wändi

  • Provost Professor of Public Policy, Psychology, and Behavioral Science
  • Sol Price School of Public Policy, Health Management, Public Policy
  • Dornsife College of Letters Arts and Sciences College, Psychology
  • Schaeffer Center for Health Policy and Economics
  • Center for Economic and Social Research (CESR)
  • Center for Sustainability Solutions
  • National Center for Risk & Economic Analysis of Terrorism Events (CREATE)

Expertise Summary

Expert on psychology of risks (including COVID-19), as well as communications and interventions to promote health, safety, well-being, and sustainability


  • Risk perception and communication
  • Judgment and decision making
  • Behavior change interventions for health, sustainability and well-being
  • Public perceptions of climate change
  • Age differences in decision making and well-being
  • COVID-19 risk perceptions and protective behaviors
  • Food insecurity during COVID-19
  • Social circle questions for election polls


  • English
  • Dutch