Sara Constantino is a fellow of the Jain Family Institute. She was formerly the associate editor of Nature Human Behavior. Prior to working at NHB, Sara worked as a deputy economist at The Economist after completing a masters in economics at University College London, where her focus was on policy and health outcomes. In 2016, she earned a PhD in Cognitive Neuroscience from New York University. Her doctoral research was at the intersection of computational neuroscience, psychology, economics and ecology and focused on how people learn about novel environments and how they allocate scarce time resources to different activities in naturalistic settings.
She is currently a postdoctoral research fellow at the Woodrow Wilson School for Public Policy