Vlad Chituc is a 4th year PhD student in Social Psychology studying moral judgment and decision making. He grew up in a small town in rural, upstate New York before graduating from Yale in 2012 with a B.S, in social psychology. As an undergraduate at Yale, he learned how to become a better writer and how better writing could be taught. He spent the next five years at Duke University in Durham, NC, where he studied behavioral economics and dishonesty while also pursuing freelance nonfiction writing. He wrote pieces about research in the social sciences for outlets like The New York Times, The New Republic, New Scientist, and The Daily Beast. He really, really loves dogs.