Dominik Guess, PhD
Dominik Güss, Ph.D., is Professor of Psychology at University of North Florida. He received his PhD in 2000 from the University of Bamberg in Germany. His research includes innovation and creativity, and the influence of culture on problem solving and dynamic decision making. His research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, a Fellowship of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, and by a Marie-Curie IIF Fellowship of the European Commission. For his research he has travelled to numerous countries. At University of North Florida, he has received awards for excellence in teaching, research, and internationalization of the campus – such as the Distinguished Professor Award, and the Delaney Presidential Professor Award. Dominik Guess has taught over 10 different classes at UNF mainly on topics such as cognition and culture, but also two study abroad courses to Europe. Together with his undergraduate students he was selected twice to represent the State of Florida and present their research on risky business decision making and on terrorism to state representatives and senators in Washington DC at the “Posters on the Hill”. He has published over 70 articles, proceedings, and book chapters; given almost 100 presentations at conferences; and is on the editorial board of several journals. He has conducted training programs for business owners on intercultural competence, dynamic decision making, and human error using microworld simulations.