Richard Gonzalez reappointed as director of Research Center for Group Dynamics

February 4, 2020

ANN ARBOR – Richard Gonzalez has agreed to serve a second term as director of the Research Center for Group Dynamics, extending his term from July 2020 to August 2025. Richard is the Amos N. Tversky Collegiate Professor in Psychology and Statistics, Professor of Marketing in the Ross School of Business, Professor of Integrative Systems and Design in the College of Engineering, and Research Professor in RCGD. Richard has done a great job during his first term as RCGD director, and there was strong support from RCGD and ISR to renew Richard for a second term.

Richard Gonzalez sitting at his computer in ISR

Richard Gonzalez, Director of RCGD. Photo by Philip Dattilo

Thank you to the RCGD Situational Review committee, which was chaired by David Dunning and included Sonya Dal Cin, Shinobu Kitayama, Briana Mezuk, and Jacqui Smith. Thanks to the committee for its hard work producing a very informative report, and thanks to all the faculty and staff who provided input to the committee and to me during the process.

RCGD plays a very important role in ISR, the University of Michigan, and the larger social science community. It has outstanding faculty and staff and an impressive set of research projects. Under Richard’s directorship it has launched a number of exciting new projects, including the innovative Home Lab, part of the BioSocial Methods Collaborative which Richard directs.


ISR Communications Team, [email protected]

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