Richard P. Larrick

Richard P. Larrick

Center Scholar

Richard Larrick is the Hanes Corporation Foundation Professor 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 environmental decision making, the wisdom of crowds, advice taking, goal setting, and debiasing. Larrick has published in management, psychology, and general science journals, including the Academy of Management Journal, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Management Science, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Psychological Review, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences,  and Science. 

He designed and teaches the core Fuqua MBA course on leadership in the daytime program, entitled “Leadership, Ethics, and Organizations,” and has taught MBA and executive courses on leadership, negotiation, and power and politics in organizations.

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.

Visit Rick’s Fuqua faculty page for more information about his research.