Founding Director, HDO
Annabel Irion Worsham Centennial Professor, Departments of Psychology and Marketing
Director of Research, IC2
Education: Ph.D., University of Illinois
Research Interests: Dr. Markman is the Annabel Irion Centennial Professor of Psychology and Marketing at The University of Texas at Austin. He received his Ph.D. in 1992 from the University of Illinois and worked at Northwestern University and Columbia University before coming to The University of Texas at Austin in 1998. He has written over 125 scholarly works on topics in higher-level thinking including analogical reasoning, decision making, and motivation. Dr. Markman has extensive experience in executive education and consulting. Dr. Markman and his book, Smart Thinking, were featured on Dr. Phil in January 2013. Habits of Leadership followed in 2013, and his latest publication, Smart Change, was released in January 2014.