Richard Moreland, Ph.D.


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Research Interests: Social behavior in groups and organizations, temporal changes in groups, group composition effects


  • PhD, University of Michigan


  • President, Division 49 (Group Psychology & Group Psychotherapy) of the American Psychological Association (1999)
  • Chancellor's Distinguished Teaching Award, University of Pittsburgh (1990)
  • Joseph McGrath Award for Lifetime Achievement in the Study of Groups (2011)


  • Publication 706

    Moreland, R. L., Fetterman, J. D., Flagg, J. J., & Swanenburg, K. L. (2010). Behavioral assessment practices among social psychologists who study small groups. In C. R. Agnew, D. E. Carlston, W. G. Graziano, & J. R. Kelly (Eds.), Then a miracle occurs: Focusing on behavior in social psychological theory and research. New York: Oxford University Press.

  • Publication 705

    Moreland, R. L., Swanenburg, K. L., Flagg, J. J., & Fetterman, J. D. (2010). Transactive memory and techonology in work groups and organizations. In B. Ertl (Ed.), E-collaborative knowledge construction: Learning from computer-supported and virtual environments. Geneva: IGI Global Press.

  • Publication 991

    Levine, J. M., & Moreland, R. L. A history of small group research. (2012). In A. W. Kruglanski & W. Stroebe (Eds.), Handbook of the history of social psychology (pp. 383-406) New York: Psychology Press.