L. Rowell Huesmann

Ph.D., Systems and Communications Science & Psychology (with Herbert A. Simon), Carnegie Mellon University
M.S., Psychology, Carnegie Institute of Technology
B.S., Psychology and Mathematics, University of Michigan

Research Professor, RCGD, ISR
Amos Tversky Collegiate Professor of Communication Studies and Psychology

Understanding the causes of aggressive and violent behavior and the processes through which those causes exert their influence. The relation between observation of violence (in the mass media or the environment) and behaving violently. Applied statistical techniques for analyzing longitudinal observational data. The biosocial and emotional basis of aggressive and violent behavior. Developing formal information processing and social-cognitive models to explain social behavior. The theory and practice of preventing the development of aggressive behavior.