Kenneth Nguyen

Kenneth Nguyen graduated summa cum laude from the University of California at Irvine, and he is now a first-year graduate student in Quantitative Psychology at USC and is working in CREATE.

Nguyen is interested in various topics in decision analysis. In particular, he wishes to explore using psychological research to promote social good and to create effective public policies in the field of healthcare, law, and environmental protection.  Recently, he has been intrigued by the application of psychological research and decision analyses into the domain of public safety and counterterrorism policies. In this poster, he and his collaborators investigated how air travelers made trade-offs between desirable but conflicting objectives, cost, waiting time, hassle, safety, and equity, all potentially relevant to airport security policies. Using the