Outreach

Here you can find some of my public outreach work.

TED Talk: How to Make Hard Choices

  • “Resolving to Create a New You”, New York Times New Year’s Op-Ed 2014.

  • “A Philosopher’s Guide to Decision-Making: First, Trust Yourself”, Chicago Tribune Interview, October 2014.

  • “The Existentialist of Hard Choices”, Interview at 3:am, April 2014.

  • How To Be a More Confident Decision-Maker”, Interview with Gentleman’s Quarterly (GQ) Fall 2018.

  • “Decisions Decisions Decisions”, Interview with NPR by Guy Raz, also with Malcolm Gladwell, Sheena Iyengar, and Dan Ariely, Spring 2017.

  • “The Good Life Isn’t About Being Happy”, invited contribution to Thrive Global, Ariana Huffington, 2016.

  • “Decision Time”, (Spring 2015) Interview with Wendy Plump, Rutgers Magazine.

  • Interview (2-part) with “Eye on China”, English service Radio Taiwan International, by Natalie Tso, Program Host, January 22, 2015.

  • “What is Morality?” (February 7, 2010) Podcast with Luke Muehlhauser.

    Other outreach:

  • Interview with The Curiosity Initiative, Merck Group, Spring 2018,

  • Interview with Brigitte, Germany’s oldest women’s magazine, “Regret and Remorse”. September 2017.

  • Television segment, National Geographic T.V. Channel, “Change and Technology”. May 2017. Rome, Italy.

  • Interview, live, with Radio 3 Scienza, Rome on decision-making. May 13, 2017, 3:30-4 local time. Rome, Italy.

  • Interview with BSO Journal, The Swiss Professional Supervision and Organizational Journal, special issue on decision-making, by Sandro Küng, 2017. (In German).

  • “If I knew then what I know now…”, Rutgers Douglass College 100th Year Anniversary Celebration, collection of words of advice to undergraduates, 2017.

  • “What is the meaning of life?” at the Excellence Reporter, 2016, also published in volume edited by Nocolae Tanase, What Is the Meaning of Life?

  • Interview at Brain World Magazine, by James Sullivan, August 2016.

  • Interview at Il Sole 24ore, Sunday insert in Italian Newspaper, by Carla Bagnoli, August 14, 2016.

  • Professional Consulting interviews, discussion with various professional marketing and branding companies of the psychology and philosophy of choice-making, Spring 2015 – ongoing.

  • Interview with NPR Here and Now with Jeremy Hobson, February 1, 2016.

  • Interview with Radio New Zealand (The Wireless – New Zealand’s National Public Radio), with Rebecca Kamm, Spring 2016.

  • Featured Faculty Member, in Great Things to Know about Rutgers Brochure, Reputation Section, New Brunswick, NJ, 2016.

  • “Is Excess Ever a Virtue?” Zocalo Public Square, November 11, 2015, also published at the Getty blog as ‘Can Gluttony Set You Free?’.

  • Interview with Annette Schaefer, Psychologie Heute, Germany’s leading psychology magazine for the general public, August 2015.

  • Interview with SiriusXM’s talk program “Get It Right with Margaret Hoover”, May 21, 2015.

  • Interview with NJ Monthly, Q & A feature, by Tammy LaGorce, April 15, 2015.

  • “Decision-Making for Gamers”, Consulting lecture at TellTale Games, Inc., San Raphael, CA, Spring 2015.

  • Interview with Stefania Medetti (February 16, 2015) D Magazine, Italy (in Italian).

  • Interview with “Life Reimagined”, (February 9, 2015) AARP Magazine, by Sarah Mahoney.

  • “The Art of Living: Big decisions don’t have to be overwhelming. It’s all in how you frame the answers”, January 15, 2015, Interview with Reader’s Digest, Canada, by Chantal Tranchemontagne, pp. 25-27.

  • Featured in “Five talks by amazing women to give you megamotivation in 2015”, Cosmopolitan, December 16, 2014.

  • Live radio interview with Marilu Henner,The Marilu Henner Show, Los Angeles, CA, December 2, 2014.

  • Interview with Nova Magazine (Brazilian Cosmopolitan), by Bruna Barbossa, Brazil, pp. 76-79 (in Portuguese), December 2014.

  • Interview with Globes Newspaper, Israel (in Hebrew), November 27, 2014.

  • Featured in “Hard Choices: Rutgers Professor Provides Framework for Big Decisions”, Rutgers Today magazine, September 25, 2014.

  • Quoted and featured with Hillary Clinton, Christina Hendricks, Melissa McCarthy, Kerry Washington, and Sallie Krawcheck in “That’s What She Said: Straight talk Worth Repeating from some of our Favorite Women”, September 2014, Marie Claire Magazine, p. 96.

  • Invited academic commentary, “Comparative Philosophy and the Tertium: Comparing What with What, and in What Respect?” June 2014, by Ralph Weber (University of Zurich).

  • Interview with New Jersey Business Magazine, by Andrew Sheldon, 2014.

  • Interview with 33 Voices, (2014) for international business owners and entrepreneurs.

  • Interview with Radio Kaffeehaus, bilingual radio program in Vienna, 2014.

  • Interview with Open House, Australian Radio program, 2014.

  • Interview with John Protevi, NewApps, 2012.

  • Panel speaker, “What is Civility?” Rutgers Inaugural Civility Initiative, Fall 2010.

  • Entry in Exhibition Catalog by Prudence Whittlesey, Artist. Portraits of Philosophers.