Michael Prietula

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  • Professor of Information Systems & Operations Management
  • Phone: (404) 727-8761
  • Fax: (404) 727-6313

Mailing Address:

1300 Clifton Road
Atlanta, GA 30322


Michael J. Prietula (PhD, MPH) is Professor in the Goizueta Business School and a senior faculty member in Emory's Center for Neuropolicy. Michael holds a courtesy appointment of Research Scientist at the Institute for Human and Machine Cognition in Pensacola (FL), a leading interdisciplinary research center that develops pioneering technologies aimed at leveraging and extending human capabilities through computational mechanisms. Dr. Prietula holds a Ph.D. in Information Systems, with minors in Computer Science and Psychology from the University of Minnesota, and a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree from the University of Florida.

Areas of Specialization

  • Computational modeling of individuals and groups
  • Studying the neurobiological foundations of belief and choice
  • Studying the neurobiological consequences of economic disparity
  • Studying how organizations respond and collaborate in crisis events
  • Studying how business and public health can collaborate
  • Studying how information technology can facilitate public health interventions

Memberships and Activities

  • Faculty Member, Emory's Center for Neuropolicy
  • Research Scientist, Florida Institute for Human and Machine Cognition
  • Board of Directors Member, Emory's Facility for Education and Research in Neuroscience


  • Ph.D. in Information Systems, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN 1985