The Ohio State University, USE, 1981. Social Psychology
Minors: Consumer Behavior, Statistics
Dissertation: The effects of cohesiveness on social loafing in simulated word processing pools. (Advisor: B. Latané)
The Ohio State University, USA, 1977. Social Psychology
Master's Thesis: The loss of control as a determinant of social loafing. (Advisor: B. Latané)
B.S. (cum laude)
University Of Washington, 1975. Major: Psychology
|2004 - present||Professor, Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN 47907|
|2001-2004||Professor and Deputy Dean of Division, Department of Psychology, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia.|
|1997-2000||Senior Lecturer - Associate Professor, University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia (tenured 1999).|
|1995-1996||Visiting Professor of Psychology, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.|
|1989-1996||Associate Professor (tenured, 1993), Director of the Social Psychology Ph. D. program, University of Toledo, OH.|
|1988-1989||Visiting Associate Professor, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.|
|1986-1988||Visiting/Acting Associate Professor, and research associate to Claude Steele on ADAI Grant "A cognitive-behavioral etiology of alcoholism" at the University of Washington, Seattle, WA.|
|1979-1987||Instructor through Associate Professor (tenured, 1986), Drake University, Des Moines, IA.|
Professional and Editorial Experience:
Social Influence, 2008-present
Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 2004-present.
Division 49 journal: Group
Dynamics: Theory, Research and Practice,
issue of Group
Dynamics: Theory, Research and Practice
on "Groups and the Internet."
Editorial Board for:
Journal of Personality & Social Psychology (Group Processes and Intergroup Relations), 1996-2003.
Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 2003-2004.
Group Processes and Intergroup Relations, 1997-present.
and Applied Social Psychology,
and Applied Social Psychology, British Journal of Social Psychology,
Contemporary Psychology, Memory and Cognition, Journal of Applied Social
Psychology, Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Journal of Occupational
and Organizational Psychology,
of Personality & Social Psychology
(Attitudes & Social Cognition, Interpersonal Relations and Group Processes),
Journal of Abnormal Psychology, Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin,
Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Psychology, Public Policy,
and Law, Psychological Review, Divisions 8 and 41, APA convention, National
Science Foundation - Social & Developmental Psychology, McGraw-Hill, Dorsey
Press, Allyn & Bacon, and Prentice-Hall.
Midwestern Psychological Association:
Program Committee Member, 1985-1987
Program Chairperson, 1987
Convention Manager, 1992-1996
EAESP-SESP Small Groups Pre-Conference:
of Sept. 1995, in Washington, D.C.
Sydney Symposium of Social Psychology:
Society of Australasian Social Psychologists:
2003 Annual Conference host/organizer
Fellow, Association for Psychological Science
Fellow and Past President, Midwestern Psychological Association
Fellow, Society for Experimental Social Psychology
Society for Personality and Social Psychology
Past President, Society of Australasian Social Psychologists (past president)
Society for Research on Aggression (2004)
Affiliate member, European Association of Experimental Social Psychology (June 2005 present)
Workshops and Seminars:
Oct. 2010 Research Masters Course, Social exclusion and acceptance, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, NL
Oct 2009: Research Masters Course, Social exclusion and acceptance, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, NL
Aug 2009: Context, Causes and Consequences of Conflict, Lorentz Center, Leiden, NL. http://www.lorentzcenter.nl/lc/web/2009/343/program.php3?wsid=343
Dec 2008: Research Masters Course, Social exclusion and acceptance, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, NL
Nov 2007: Research Masters Course, Social exclusion and acceptance, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, NL
Sept 2006: Invited Speaker to the Pittsburgh Psychoanalytic Society and Institute Conference on Shame and Rejection, Pittsburgh, PA.
June 2006: Invited participant in Round Table Discussion on Utility of Social Psychology Theory and Research for the Department of Homeland Security, Washington, DC.
May 2006: Panelist, APA Academic Career Workshop: Entering the Academic Marketplace: Advice from Experts, Chicago, IL.
May 2006: Research Masters Course, Social exclusion and acceptance, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, NL
October 2005: Research Masters Course, Social exclusion and acceptance, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, NL
March 2005: Conference on Group Processes in Computer-Supported Interaction, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio.
Feb 2004: The Power of Social Exclusion, Kurt Lewin Institute, Amsterdam.
May 2002: Virtual Reality Methods in Social Psychology (with James Blascovich and Andy Beall); sponsored by SASP-SPSP, and a $20,000 grant from Macquarie University.
April 2002: Negotiating the job market in academic social psychology. SASP Post-graduate Preconference, Adelaide.
April 2000: Using the Internet in social psychology research. SASP Post-graduate preconference, Fremantle.
April 1999: How to publish in social psychology journals. SASP Post-graduate preconference, Coolum.
Invited Colloquia and Keynote Addresses:
2011: Duke University, Department of Psychology
2010: Dartmouth University Department of Psychology; Keynote Speaker for the Kurt Lewin Institute conference, Zeist, The Netherlands; Vrije University, Department of Social and I/O Psychology; University Place Assisted Living Community, West Lafayette.
2009: Northeastern University Social Psychology Brownbag; Distinguished Visitor, Hong Kong University; Great Plains Undergraduate Psychology Conference, Stephen F. Davis Keynote Speaker, Kearny, NB.
2008: DePauw University; Syracuse University; University of Chicago Graduate School of Business; Miami University 2 talks (Ohio); Purdue University Department of Economics; Keynote Speaker at the 6th Annual International Conference on Bullying in the Workplace, Montreal. Keynote Speaker at the International Society for Research on Aggression, Budapest; University of Alabama.
2007: University of Manitoba; University of Wisconsin-Parkside; The Citadel.
2006: University of Texas at Austin; University of Wyoming; Pittsburgh Psychoanalytic Society.
2005: Ohio State University; Michigan State University, University of Iowa; SPI (Social Psychologist of Indiana) speaker, Indiana University; University of Minnesota; Monmouth College (Illinois); ILLOWA (Undergraduate social psychology conference of Illinois and Iowa) Keynote speaker; University of Pittsburgh & Carnegie Mellon University; University of Michigan.
2004: Leiden University, The Netherlands; Macquarie University; NSW Association of Crown Prosecutors; James Cook University, Townsville, QLD; University of Chicago; Northwestern University.
2003: University of CaliforniaDavis; University of CaliforniaIrvine; Australian Association of Crown Prosecutors, Perth; APS Forensic College, Sydney; Keynote Speaker at the German Association of Social Psychology, Heidelberg; University of Amsterdam; University of Toledo; Stanford University, Flinders University.
State University; Augusta State University
of Illinois; University of California at Santa Barbara; Northeastern University,
Department of Biology. University of Western Sydney.
of Sydney; Flinders University (2 talks); University of Melbourne; Newcastle
University; Macquarie University
of New South Wales, Department
of Commerce & Marketing
of Washington, Seattle; The Australian National University, Canberra.
University, Melbourne, Victoria.
University, Princeton, NJ; Illinois State University, Normal, IL; Macquarie
University, Sydney, Australia; University of Melbourne, Australia; Charles
Sturt University, Wagga Wagga, Australia; Victoria University of Wellington,
New Zealand; University of
Auckland, New Zealand.
of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia; Central Queensland University, Rockhampton,
University School of Law
of Utah; Northwestern University School of Law
University, Northwestern University School of Law, Hope College
University, Northeastern University
of Washington, Seattle
Washington University, University of Arkansas
Illinois University, Dept. of Psychology and School of Law
1981: Georgia College
Expert witness for U.S. Federal, State, and County trials in Arizona, Arkansas, California, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania (civil); Rhode Island, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia and Washington. Testified on social and cognitive factors that influence eyewitness accuracy and confidence, 1987 - present.
Consultant for Psychology Exhibit at the Center for Science & Industry, Columbus and Toledo, OH, USA, 1995.
Expert witness in NSW Supreme Court on effects of pre-trial publicity on potential juror bias, 1999.
I have conducted newspaper, radio, television, and magazine interviews on my own research (e.g., Time Magazine, 1981; New Scientist, 1998; The Australian, 2002; Today Show, 2002; NBC Dateline, 2001; The Science Show, 2001, 2002; Good Medicine, 2001) and on a variety of social psychological topics outside of my own research experience (e.g., 11am with Andrew Daddo and Anne Fulton; ABC Radio 702 Evening Show with James O'Loughlin- twice in 2002; f.a.q., 2001; Big Brother, 2002).