Vice Provost for Academic Affairs
Founding Director, HDO
Annabel Irion Worsham Centennial Professor, Departments of Psychology and Marketing
Executive Director, IC² Institute (2018-2021)
HDO Bachelor’s Program Course: HDO301: Introduction to Human Dimensions of Organizations
HDO Master’s Program Course: HDO384: Organizational Inertia, Decision-Making, and Change
HDO One-Day Professional Seminars: Maximizing Mental Agility & Behavior Change & Influence
Education: Ph.D., University of Illinois
Biography: Dr. Markman is the Annabel Irion Centennial Professor of Psychology and Marketing and Vice Provost for Academic Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin. He was also the founding director of the HDO program. 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.
Dr. Markman has published more than 150 scholarly works about cognitive science, decision-making and organizational behavior. He is also the founding director of the HDO program. Dr. Markman and several of his books, including Smart Thinking, Smart Change, Bring Your Brain to Work, and Brain Briefs (co-written with Dr. Bob Duke), have been featured on Dr. Phil and other programs.
Beyond the UT campus, he is probably best known as the co-host of KUT’s “Two Guys on Your Head” radio show and podcast, where he and Butler School of Music professor Bob Duke explore the human mind with a unique mix of research, humor and everyday relevance.