Laith Al-Shawaf, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of Colorado. He has taught and conducted research internationally, been a Visiting Fellow at the Institute for Advanced Study in Berlin, and is an academic adviser at Ideas Beyond Borders. His research (with collaborators) has been featured in outlets such as the BBC, Washington Post, The Atlantic, Psychology Today, Slate, World Economic Forum, and Time. In 2019, the Association for Psychological Science named him a Rising Star. Follow him on Twitter at @LaithAlShawaf.