Faculty & Research

Tage Rai

  • Lecturer

Tage Rai is a Research Associate and Lecturer at the MIT Sloan School of Management.

His research focuses on moral judgment and decision-making, including work on morally motivated violence, fairness in organizations, cross-cultural differences in morality, and moral judgments of organizations. He draws on experimental, ethnographic, survey, and modeling methods and applies his research to the areas of conflict resolution, organizational culture, corporate reputation, and crisis management. His work has been published in leading journals including Psychological Review, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Cognitive Science and the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, among others. His recent book, Virtuous Violence, was published by Cambridge University Press in 2014 and was featured in Nature. His work has been featured in popular press outlets including Time, National Public Radio, BBC, The Guardian, Huffington Post, Daily Mail, New Scientist, Aeon, and Quartz, among others.

Rai received his PhD in Cognitive Psychology from UCLA.