Selected Publications

Constantino, S.M., Pianta, S., Rinscheid, A., Frey, R., Weber, E.U. (2022) “Personal hardship narrows the partisan gap in COVID-19 and climate change responsesProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 119(46).

Yang, L., Constantino, S.M., Grenfell, B.T., Weber, E.U., Levin, S.A., and Vasconcelos, V.V. (2022) “Sociocultural determinants of global mask-wearing behaviorProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 119(41).

Constantino, S.M., Sparkman, G., Kraft-Todd, G.T., Bicchieri, C., Centola, D., Shell-Duncan, B., Vogt, S., and Weber, E.U. (2022). “Scaling up change: A critical review and practical guide to harnessing social norms for climate actionPsychological Science in the Public Interest 23(2); pp. 50-97

Ehret, S., Constantino, S.M., Weber, E.U., Efferson, C., and Vogt, S. (2022) “Group identities can undermine social tipping after interventionNature Human Behaviour.

Xiao, A.Z., Sparkman, G., Constantino, S.M. (2022) “Like me or near me? Assessing which norm referents best promote energy conservation in a field study” [Preprint]

Qiu, Z., Espinoza, B., Vasconcelos, V., Chen, C., Constantino, S.M., Crabtree, S., Yang, L., Vullikanti, A., Chen, J., Weibull, J., Basu, K., Dixit, A., Levin, S.A., and Marathe, M.V. (2022). “Understanding the coevolution of mask wearing and epidemics: A network perspectiveProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 119(26).

Krueger, E.H., Constantino, S.M., Centeno, M.A., Elmqvist, T., Weber, E.U., and Levin, S.A. (2022) “Governing sustainable transformations of urban social-ecological-technological systemsUrban Sustainability 2(1).

Constantino, S.M., Pianta, S., Rinscheid, A., Frey, R., Weber, E.U. (2021) “The Source is the Message: The impact of institutional signals on climate change-related norm perceptions and behaviorsClimatic Change 166(35).

Sisco, M., Constantino, S.M., Gao, Y., Tavoni, M., Cooperman, A.D., Bosseti, V., Weber, E.U. (2021) “A Finite Pool of Worry or a Finite Pool of Attention?: Evidence and Qualifications.” [Preprint]

Vasconcelos, V.V., Constantino, S.M., Dannenberg, A., Lumkowsky, M., Weber, E.U., and Levin, S.A. (2021) “Segregation and clustering of preferences erode socially beneficial coordinationProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 118(50).

Constantino, S.M. and Weber, E.U. (2021) “Decision-making under the deep uncertainty of climate change: The psychological and political agency of narrativesCurrent Opinion in Psychology, 42.

Constantino, S.M., Cooperman, A.D., Moreira, and T.M.Q. (2021) “Voting in a global pandemic: Assessing dueling influences of Covid-19 turnoutSocial Science Quarterly.

Constantino, S.M., Schlüter, M., Weber, E.U., and Wijermans, N. (2021) “Cognition and behavior in context: A framework and theories to explain natural resource use decisions in social-ecological systemsSustainability Science, 16(5).

Balakrishnan, S., Constantino, S.M., Nunez, S. “Building a Helicopter: The COVID-19 pandemic exposes the implementation challenges of a widespread cash transfer policy.” Jain Family Institute White Paper

Selected Grants


Collaborative Proposal. Responses to complex disruptive events: Cognition in a socio-political context. National Science Foundation, SES-DRMS. PIs: Constantino, S.M., Oppenheimer. M., Weber, E.U., Shwom. R., Cooperman, A.

Collaborative Proposal. Household Response to an Income Support Policy: Evidence from a Randomized Experiment in The City of Compton. J-PAL North America’s Work of the Future. PI: Jonathan Morduch; Co-PI: Constantino, S.M., Balakrishnan, S., Chan, S., Haushofer, J.


RAPID. Public Responses to Personal and Societal Risk: Attitudes and Behavior on COVID-19 and Global Change. National Science Foundation, SES-DRMS. Grant Co-author. PIs: Weber, E.U., Keohane, R.O.


Data Driven Social Science Initiative. Princeton University.