Rick Larrick is the Michael W. Krzyzewski University Professor in Leadership and a Professor of Management and Organizations at Duke University's Fuqua School of Business. He serves as the faculty director for Fuqua’s Center for Energy, Development, and the Global Environment (EDGE) and is a faculty affiliate of the Center for Research on Environmental Decisions (CRED) located at Columbia University. Larrick’s research interests include individual, group, and organizational decision making. Specific areas of research examine the wisdom of crowds, goal setting, and “debiasing” (techniques for helping people make better decisions).
Larrick has published in psychology, management, and general science journals, including the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Psychological Review, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Cognitive Psychology, Management Science, Academy of Management Journal, and Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes. He is an associate editor for the journal Management Science and on the editorial boards of Psychological Science and the Journal of Behavioral Decision Making. Larrick received his Ph. D. in social psychology from the University of Michigan in 1991. Prior to joining Duke in 2001, he taught at Northwestern’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management (1991-1993) and at the University of Chicago’s Graduate School of Business (1993-2001). Larrick received his B.A. in psychology and economics from the College of William and Mary.