College of Business and Behavioral Science


Daniel Wood

Assistant Professor of Economics

Office: Sirrine 220F
Phone: 656-6786
Personal Website:

 Educational Background

Ph.D Economics
Harvard University 2008

BA Philosophy and Economics
Swarthmore College 2000

 Courses Taught

Behavioral Economics (Econ 340)
Topics in Mathematical Economics (Econ 430)
Game Theory (Econ 440)
Advanced Game Theory (Econ 845)
Price Theory (Econ 901)


I am an economic theorist interested with research in evolutionary game theory, behavioral economics, and experimental economics. Specific research includes the evolutionary foundations of social norms, how psychological biases influence the formation of norms, and how deceptive communication occurs.

 Research Interests

Game theory, behavioral economics, experimental economics