Robert Feldman

Dean of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and professor of psychology

The psychology of lying, The factors that promote academic success in college students

Robert Feldman is one of America’s preeminent experts on lying, including self-presentation in adults and children, nonverbal behavior and verbal deception, how people lie strategically in social interactions, and the consequences of deception.

His research on lying has been published in numerous scientific journals, and he has been interviewed for numerous newspaper and magazine articles and television programs around the country.

Feldman can also discuss the psychological factors that promote academic success in college students, and has published a number of books on the subject. His P.O.W.E.R. Learning, a first-year experience text with a unifying system for critical thinking and problem solving, is used at hundreds of colleges, universities, and career schools throughout the United States and Canada and has been translated into Chinese and Japanese.

Feldman has been a Fulbright Senior Research Scholar and Lecturer and has written more than 100 books, book chapters, and scientific articles. His research has been supported by grants from the National Institute of Mental Health and the National Institute on Disabilities and Rehabilitation Research.