Sam Skowronek is a sixth-year doctoral student in the Decision-Processes Group at Wharton. Prior to starting his doctoral work, he worked as a Research Fellow at the Harvard University Kennedy School of Government and as a Research Associate at KPMG’s Institute for Consumer Research at the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business. Sam graduated magna cum laude from Georgetown University in 2013 with a BA in Economics.
Sam’s research is focused on ethical decision making. He has conducted research on how shame and embarrassment shape ethical norms in organizations, and he has studied how domain expertise influences the use of deception.