Melanie is currently a Visiting Scholar at INSEAD. She’s also a Senior Research Associate at Lancaster University. After completing her PhD at NYU in Social Psychology, she went on to become an instructor at Columbia University. Melanie received a B.S. in Psychology with a focus on Philosophy from Yale University and an M.A. in French Cultural Studies from Columbia University. She is interested in values, beliefs, and preferences, how ideology motivates positions on particular issues and behaviors, and the mechanisms by which people’s attachment and resistance to certain attitudes and behaviors are altered.