Doctoral Student

Martha Jeong

Martha Jeong is a doctoral student in the Organizational Behavior program jointly offered by the Harvard Business School and the Department of Psychology at Harvard.

Her general research pursuits include exploring behavioral influences in the psychology of persuasion, judgment and decision-making.  Martha is interested in studying the ways in which our identities, emotions, and biases affect our ability to understand information, advocate effectively and make rational judgments.  She plans to study these questions with application to consumer, management and legal environments.  Martha is currently working on research pertaining to how decision speed affects perception by others evaluating the quality of the decision.

Martha received her J.D. from Harvard Law School in 2007 and her B.A. from Rice University in 2003.  She was most recently working as a litigation attorney in San Francisco.