Mark Manning

Wayne State University


Mark Manning is an assistant professor at the Karmanos Cancer Institute, with an appointment in the Department of Oncology at Wayne State University School of Medicine. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 2009. His mentor was Icek Ajzen. Much of Mark's work is guided by Dr. Ajzen's theory of planned behavior. Mark's research interests generally focus on the role of information in behavioral decision-making and eventual behavior. Among other interests, much of his current research aims to incorporate risk perceptions and normative perceptions into decision-making models in the context of cancer prevention behaviors (smoking cessation, screenings, etc.).