Jeff Stein

Jeff Stein, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Fralin Biomedical Research Institute at VTC

Assistant Professor, Department of Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences


Office phone: 540-526-2105

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Jeff Stein is an assistant professor in the Fralin Biomedical Research Institute Center for Transformative Research on Health Behaviors. His research interests include behavioral economics, neuroeconomics, addiction, obesity, and health behavior.

Education and Training

  • Utah State University: PhD , Psychology
  • University of Kansas: MA , Applied Behavioral Science

Selected Publications

Bickel WK, Moody L, Snider SE, Mellis AM, Stein JS, Quisenberry AJ. (2016). The behavioral economics of tobacco products: Innovations in laboratory methods to inform regulatory science . In: Hanoch Y, Rice T, Barnes A (Ed.), Behavioral Economics and Health Behaviors: Key Concepts and Current Research.

Stein JS, Koffarnus MN, Snider SE, Quisenberry AJ, Bickel WK. (2015). Identification and management of nonsystematic purchase-task data: Toward best practice. Experimental and Clinical Psychopharmacology .

Stein JS, Renda CR, Hinnenkamp JE, Madden GJ. (2015). Impulsive choice, alcohol consumption, and pre-exposure to delayed rewards: II. Potential Mechanisms. Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior 103(1): 33-49.