Hal Hershfield, Ph.D.
Professor of marketing, behavioral decision making, and psychology at UCLA’s Anderson School of Management
Hal Hershfield, Ph.D. is a professor of marketing, behavioral decision making, and psychology at UCLA’s Anderson School of Management and holds the UCLA Anderson Board of Advisors Term Chair in Management.
His research, which sits at the intersection of psychology and economics, examines the ways we can improve our long-term decisions. He earned his Ph.D. in psychology from Stanford University.
Hershfield publishes in top academic journals and also contributes op-eds to the New York Times, Harvard Business Review, the Wall Street Journal, and other outlets. He consults with the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, many financial services firms such as Fidelity, First Republic, Prudential, Morgan Stanley, Merrill Lynch, and Avantis, and marketing agencies such as Droga5. The recipient of numerous teaching awards, Hershfield was named one of “The 40 Most Outstanding B-School Profs Under 40 In The World” by business education website Poets & Quants. His 2023 book is titled Your Future Self: How to Make Tomorrow Better Today.