C. Nathan DeWall
Dr. C. Nathan DeWall is Professor of Psychology and Director of the Social Psychology Lab at the University of Kentucky. He received his Bachelor s Degree from St. Olaf College, a Master s Degree in Social Science from the University of Chicago, and a Ph.D. in Social Psychology from Florida State University. Nathan received the 2011 College of Arts and Sciences Outstanding Teaching Award, which recognizes excellence in graduate and undergraduate teaching. In 2011, the Association for Psychological Science identified Nathan as a Rising Star for making significant contributions to the field of psychological science. He conducts research on self-control, close relationships, and aggression. With funding from the National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation, he has published over one hundred and twenty scientific articles and chapters. Professor Nathan's research awards include the SAGE Young Scholars award from the Foundation for Personality and Social Psychology, the Young Investigator Award from the International Society for Research on Aggression, and the Early Career Award from the International Society for Self and Identity. His research has been covered by numerous media outlets, including Newsweek, Los Angeles Times, Good Morning America, Atlantic Monthly, New York Times, Harvard Business Review, and NPR.
Professor Nathan has lectured nationally and internationally, including in China, Hong Kong, the Netherlands, UK, Greece, Hungary, and Australia. DeWall is happily married to Alice DeWall. In his spare time, he watches sports, writes novels, and runs and runs and runs including in many marathons.
Dr. David G. Myers received his Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Iowa. He has spent his career at Hope College, Michigan, where Dave has taught dozens of introductory psychology sections. Hope College students have invited him to be their commencement speaker and voted him one of the best "outstanding professor."
Professor Myers writings and research have been recognized by the Gordon Allport Intergroup Relations Prize, by a 2013 Presidential Citation from APA Division 2, by a 2010 Honored Scientist award from the Federation of Associations in Behavioral & Brain Sciences, by a 2010 Award for Service on Behalf of Personality and Social Psychology, and by about three dozen honorary doctorates.
Professor David has chaired his city's Human Relations Commission, helped found a thriving assistance center for families in poverty, and spoken to hundreds of community and college groups. Drawing on his experience, Dave also has written articles and a book (A Quiet World) about hearing loss, and he is advocating a transformation in American assistive listening technology. For his leadership, he received an American Academy of Audiology Presidential Award in 2011, and the Hearing Loss Association of America Walter T. Ridder Award in 2012.
Dr. Myers cycles to work year-round and plays daily pick-up basketball. David and his wife Carol Myers have raised a daughter and two sons, and have one granddaughter.
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