David Yokum, JD, PhD is Director of The Lab @ DC in the Executive Office of the Mayor of the District of Columbia Government. David was previously a founding member of the White House’s Social & Behavioral Sciences Team and Director of its scientific delivery unit housed at the U.S. General Services Administration. David’s expertise draws on the cognitive foundations of judgment and decision-making and, in particular, how that knowledge and associated methodologies can be extended into applied settings. David earned a Ph.D. in Psychology at the University of Arizona (UA), a law degree from the UA James E. Rogers College of Law, a Master’s degree in Bioethics & Medical Humanities from the University of South Florida, and a B.S. in Biology from Birmingham-Southern College.