- Business and Management
Kathleen Vohs, Ph.D., is a Distinguished McKnight University Professor and the Land O'Lakes Chair in Marketing at the University of Minnesota Carlson School of Management.
Vohs works to understand and communicate the basics of how people think, feel, and behave in order to make sense of marketplace and organizational outcomes. Her research specialties include self-control, the hidden costs of decision making, the psychology of money, the difference between a meaningful life and a happy life, and heterosexual sexual negotiations.
Vohs has authored more than 250 scholarly publications and has been the editor of 9 books. She has received several awards and honors, including a SAGE Young Scholar Award in the field of social and personality psychology.
- Named Distinguished McKnight University Professor (2016)
- Voted Faculty of the Year by part-time MBA students (2018)
- Named as one of the Top 25 Behavioral Economists by thebestschools.org (2018)