About Philip Tetlock


Philip Tetlock is Leonore Annenberg University Professor in Democracy and Citizenship at the University of Pennsylvania, where he is also a professor of management and a professor of psychology.  His work crosses boundaries of social, organizational, and political psychology, addressing topics such as accountability systems, value conflict, counterfactual reasoning, and taboo trade-offs.

He has received awards from many scientific societies, including the American Psychological Association, the American Political Science Association, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the National Academy of Sciences, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

His most recent work focuses on forecasting tournaments and their potential to improve the accuracy of intelligence analysis and to depolarize unnecessarily polarized debates on domestic as well as national security issues.

Tetlock received his undergraduate degree from the University of British Columbia and his PhD from Yale University in 1979.

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