Brooke Struck is Research Director at The Decision Lab. He holds a doctorate in philosophy of science. His dissertation research focused on the relationship between quantitative and qualitative research methods, and the relationship between research and other social systems such as language, history and politics. Since finishing his academic work, Dr. Struck has worked in science & innovation policy, first within the Canadian federal government, and then subsequently in the private sector at Science-Metrix. In recent years, he has been researching the interface of big data analytics with organizational decision-making structures, especially in policy-making contexts.
Bullsh*t jobs: Understanding Work and Value in the Information Age
When work is meaningful it can shape our value systems. When it's not, it can feel like a total waste of time and energy, aka, bullsh*t.
Why It’s So Hard to Choose Who Gets the COVID-19 Vaccinations First
When we debate who should get COVID-19 vaccinations first, it's not always clear what we mean by "should."
Why COVID-19 Messaging Should Focus on Policy Successes, Not Fear
Messaging about the COVID-19 pandemic has often relied on stoking fear to encourage social distancing. But how effective is this strategy?
TDL Perspectives: Encouraging Social Justice With Behavioral Science
What is social justice, and why is it important? We sat down with our research director, Dr. Brooke Struck, to discuss how behavioral science and social justice can work together in tandem.