Daniel Feiler

Associate Professor of Business Administration


Dan Feiler (he/him/his; pronounced like Filer) is an Associate Professor with tenure at the Tuck School of Business. Dan is a behavioral scientist and his research explores the psychology of judgment and decision making and the role it plays in organizational behavior and management science. He has won paper/poster/presentation awards at the Academy of Management Conference, Behavioral Decision Research in Management conference, and Max Planck Institute for Human Development summer conference. His work has received popular press coverage in The Wall Street Journal, Forbes, New York Magazine, and Fast Company, among others.

Drawing on his expertise in behavioral science, in 2019 he co-developed a new Organizational Behavior core class at Tuck, which he continues to teach (see CV for more details). He also teaches a popular MBA elective course on Negotiations and a new sprint course titled "Avoiding and Exploiting Decision Biases in the NBA." He was selected by the Tuck MBA Class of 2015 for the Excellence in Teaching Award, representing the first time a junior faculty member was ever selected for that award at Tuck. In 2017, he was selected as one of the Top 40 Business School Professors Under 40 Years Old by Poets and Quants.

His work has been published multiple times in both Management Science and Psychological Science, as well as in Organization Science, Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, and Production and Operations Management. He is originally from Pittsburgh and received his doctoral degree from Duke University.



Daniel Feiler Named Outstanding MBA Professor  //

Poets & Quants celebrates the work of professors Daniel Feiler and Eesha Sharma in its annual list of the “40 Most Outstanding MBA Professors Under 40.”

A Behavioral Approach to Management Science  //

Are you perfectly rational? Neither am I. Learn more about Professor Feiler's recent paper.

Daniel Feiler Receives the Tuck Teaching Excellence Award from the Class of 2015  //

Honored for teaching the elective course, Negotiations. Read the announcement

Is Your Social Network a Biased Sample?  //

New research from Daniel Feiler and Adam Kleinbaum takes the “friendship paradox” beyond mathematical theory, and adds an intriguing corollary. Learn more






  • Dartmouth College, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Visiting Assistant Professor, 2012-2014
  • Duke University, Ph.D. in Business Administration, 2012
  • Carnegie Mellon University, B.S. with highest honors in Economics and Decision Science, 2007