Stephanie Tepper received her Ph.D. in Social Psychology from Cornell University. Her research focuses on how people in the U.S. think about economic inequality and how economic disadvantage influences well-being. Stephanie also studies how to develop behavioral science interventions to promote economic opportunity. Prior to earning her doctorate, she worked as an applied researcher at the Center for Advanced Hindsight at Duke University, where she developed and tested interventions with nonprofit and government partners to improve the financial well-being of people in low- to moderate-income households. Stephanie holds a B.A. in Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Stephanie Tepper


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