Robin Abrahams writes the popular “Miss Conduct” social advice column for the Boston Globe Sunday magazine, and is the author of the book Miss Conduct’s Mind Over Manners, a guide to social life in 21st century America. She works as a researcher at Harvard Business School and has co-authored articles in the Harvard Business Review, Sloan Management Review, and the Wall Street Journal. A Cambridge resident with a PhD. in research psychology from Boston University, Robin’s previous jobs include theater publicist, organizational-change communications manager, editor, stand-up comedian, and professor of psychology and writing. Robin is married to Marc Abrahams, publisher of the Annals of Improbable Research and creator of the Ig Nobel Prizes, awarded annually for achievements that first make people laugh, and then make them think.