Michael Schulte-Mecklenbeck earned a Phd in Psychology at the University of Fribourg, Switzerland and completed his Habilitation in Business Administration at the University of Bern, Switzerland. He held positions at the Columbia Business School, New York; the Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin and the Nestlé Research Center, Lausanne. Currently he is holding the position of an Associate Professor for methodology and decision science at the University of Bern.
His research interests are focused on processes of information acquisition and the connected measurement methods (eye-tracking, mousetracking). He edited two books on this topic which were both widely recognized as the standard references for process tracing methods. Professor Schulte-Mecklenbeck is a proponent of open science, open publishing and open data and is the node leader in the Swiss Replication Network for the University of Bern.