Associate Department Chair
- IO/Business Psychology, Org Leadership, Behavioral Economics
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Dr. Schwab possesses a Bachelor's degree in Psychology with an emphasis in Neuropsychology, a Master's degree in Applied Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Organizational Effectiveness, and a Doctorate in Business Psychology. Her research is grounded in Behavioral Economics and focuses on the relationship between affect, cognitive information processing, and persuasive messages.
Dr. Schwab has taught with The Chicago School of Professional Psychology since 2011. Her prior teaching experience includes Illinois Institute of Technology and the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater.
Dr. Schwab has more than 10 years of experience consulting in the restaurant/bar, marketing, legal, and academic/education industries. Her experience varies from training and education to skill building and consumer research, all through the lens of Behavioral Economics. Dr. Schwab consults regularly to Fortune 500 companies through BrandTrust, a marketing firm located in Chicago, Illinois.
More recently, Dr. Schwab developed the Master of Art in Behavioral Economics program, launched in Spring 2015. Currently, she is the Associate Department Chair for the Business Psychology Division.
- Education History
Degree Institution B.A. Psychology: Neuropsychology University of Wisconsin-Whitewater M.A. Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Organizational Effectiveness The Chicago School of Professional Psychology Psy. D. Business Psychology The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
- Professional Memberships
- Areas of Expertise
Area Expertise Business/IO Psychology Consulting Skills Organizational Behavior Organizational Psychology Survey Development Psychology Subdisciplines - Business/IO Psychology Subdisciplines - Cognitive Psychology
Title Location Date
Schwab, E. (2013, October 10). Behavioral economics seminar. Professional Development Lecture conducted at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Chicago, IL.
Schwab, E. (2015, July 9). Behavioral economics at work. ODN/C workshop conducted at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, Chicago, IL.
Schwab, E. & Benesh, J. (2015, July 15). Behavioral economics and the organization: Decision making in organizations. Fielding Alumni summer Track Sessions conducted at Westin O'Hare Hotel, Rosemont, IL.
Benesh, J., Schwab, E. & Hay, G. (2016, May 24). The Evolution of a Scholar-Practitioner with Julie Benesh. Fielding Alumni summer Track Sessions Webinar. Roberts, P.T., & Schwab, E. (2015, September). Investigating choice-supportive bias and risk tolerance in the financial decisions of high net worth/high net income individuals: A quantitative study in behavioral finance. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of The Academy of Behavioral Finance & Economics, Philadelphia, PA. Benesh, J.. Schwab, E & Hay, G (2016, July 14). Happy/Prosperous/Productive/Good: The Care and Feeding of Your Scholar-Practitioner Legacy. Fielding Alumni summer Track Sessions conducted at Westin O'Hare Hotel, Rosemont, IL. Schwab, E. & Aloma, K. (2016, October 19). The Business of Behavioral Economics Workshop: An Introduction to The Human Intention/Action Gap & The Interventions That Drive Behavior Change. The Market Research Event. Benesh, J., Schwab, E. & Hay, G. (2016, May 24). The Evolution of a Scholar-Practitioner with Julie Benesh. Fielding Alumni Summer Track Sessions Webinar (https://youtu.be/KjQuyzbp6wA)
Guthery-Morse, A., Jeffrey, N., Crann, S., Schwab, E., Ward, L., & Murphy, N. (2016). Addressing Definitional Challenges Associated with Domestic Violence using Transnational Feminist Concepts. In From International to Transnational: Transforming the Psychology of Women (working title). Manuscript submitted for publication: .
Benesh, J., Hay, G., & Schwab, E.. (2016). Welcome to our garden. Retrieved from http://www.fielding.edu/news/welcome-to-our-garden/
Schwab, E., & Caccitolo, J.. (2014). "Nudging" in government: The role of psychologists in Obama's behavioral insights team.Nudging in Government: The Role Of Psychologists. Retrieved from http://psychology.thechicagoschool.edu/resource/industrial-organizational/nudging-in- government?cmgfrm=http%253A%252F%252Fwww.google.com%252Furl