Phillip Zimbardo, PhD

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Phillip Zimbardo, PhD

Dr. Philip Zimbardo is internationally recognized as the “voice and face of contemporary American psychology” through his widely seen PBS-TV series, Discovering Psychology, his classic research, The Stanford Prison Experiment, authoring the oldest current textbook in psychology, “Psychology and Life”, in its 18th Edition, and his popular trade books on shyness. He is also the past president of the American Psychological Association, the Western Psychological Association and served as the Chair of the Council of Scientific Society Presidents (CSSP) representing 63 scientific, math and technical associations (with 1.5 million members).

Zimbardo is currently an Emeritus Professor at Palo Alto University. He is also Emeritus Professor at Stanford University (professor since 1968) and taught previously at Yale, NYU, Columbia University, and the Naval Postgraduate School in Monterey, CA.