Ngoc Phan, Ph.D.
Dr. Ngoc Phan is a social scientist interested in human decision making. Her research combines a multidisciplinary approach to studying political questions, where she builds upon the research in political science, social psychology, behavioral economics, and experimental methods. She earned a Ph.D. from Rice University in May 2012 and joined the faculty at the University of Southern Mississippi in Fall 2012.
Dr. Phan is the founding director of USM's Behavioral Research Lab. The lab's objective is to examine human decision making and behavior through experimental methods from a variety of disciplines.