Joe Arvai, the Director of the Erb Institute for Sustainable Enterprise, is an internationally recognized expert in the risk and decisions sciences. Dr. Arvai’s research has two main areas of emphasis: First, his research is focused on advancing our understanding of how people instinctively process information and make decisions. Second, Joe and his research group work on developing and testing decision support systems that can be used by people to improve decision quality across a wide range of environmental, social, and economic contexts. In addition to Joe’s academic work, he is a member of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Chartered Science Advisory Board, and is a member of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences’ Board on Environmental Change and Society. More information is available here.