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Tage Rai

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

His research focuses on moral violence, conflict resolution, organizational justice, corporate personhood, and the marketing of terrorism. Rai draws on experimental, ethnographic, survey, and modeling methods. His work has been published in leading journals including the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 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, New Scientist, Aeon, and Quartz, among others.

He recently received a Rising Star designation from the Association for Psychological Science, which is presented annually to the top 100 early career psychologists.

Rai received his PhD in Cognitive Psychology from UCLA.