Department of Psychological Sciences

Ana Franco-Watkins

Ana Franco-Watkins

Ana Franco-Watkins



  • 2004, Ph.D., University of Maryland at College Park
  • 1999, M.A., The College of William & Mary
  • 1997, B.A., St. Mary’s College of Maryland

About Ana Franco-Watkins
Professor and Department Chair

Ana M. Franco-Watkins joined the Department of Psychology at Auburn University in 2006. Her research focuses on using psychological theories and methodologies to elucidate decision making processes that address basic and applied research questions with real-world implications. Her research interests include: Decision Making & Behavioral Economics, Effects of Stress on Decision Making, Self-Control and Decision Making, Working Memory and Strategy Use in Decision Making, and Applications of Decision Making: Organizations and Industry, Health, and Education

Classes Taught

  • PSYC 3970: Behavioral Game Theory
  • PSYC 4250: Psychology of Choice and Decision
  • PSYC 7700: Foundations in Industrial/Organizational Psychology
  • PSYC 8760: Decision Making in the Workplace and Organizations

Representative Publications

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Last Updated: August 17, 2017