Robert D. Mather Ph.D.

Robert D. Mather, Ph.D., is a professor of psychology at the University of Central Oklahoma. He is an expert in empirical social cognition research on automaticity and cognitive control, attitudes and persuasion, bias correction, stereotypes and discrimination, and leadership. He has authored three books and more than 40 journal articles.

He served the Journal of Scientific Psychology as Editor from 2007-2012 and as CEO from 2012-2015. He has received awards including the Young Alumni Achievement Award from Westminster College and the Outstanding Teacher Award from the Oklahoma Psychological Society. He earned his Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology (Specialization in Social Psychology) from Texas Tech University, his M.A. in Psychology from the University of Central Oklahoma, and his B.A. in Psychology with minors in Political Science and Religious Studies from Westminster College (MO).

Dr. Mather has been featured in articles for The Atlantic, Pacific Standard, Lifezette, Psychology Today, Heterodox Academy, and Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs. He has appeared in radio interviews on The Larry O'Connor Show (WMAL, Washington, DC), The Laura Ingraham Show and The Ethan Bearman Show (KGO, San Francisco, CA), podcasts for the Washington Examiner, as well as on television on The Ingraham Angle (Fox News).  

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