Michele  Gelfand

Michele Gelfand

Michele Gelfand is Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the Unv. of Maryland, College Park. Gelfand uses field, experimental, computational and neuroscience methods to understand the evolution of culture and its multilevel consequences. Her work has been published in Science, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Journal of Applied Psychology, among others. Gelfand is founding co-editor of theAdvances in Culture and Psychology annual series. Her book Rule Makers, Rule Breakers: How Tight and Loose Cultures Wire the World was published in 2018. She is Past President of the International Association for Conflict Management and received the 2016 Diener award from the SPSP, the 2017 Outstanding International Psychologist Award from the APA, the 2019 Outstanding Cultural Psychology Award from SPSP & the Annaliese Research Award from the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. She was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2019. Website - www.michelegelfand.com