|Alexander Maki, PhD Social Psychologist||
I'm a scientist and educator, investigating why people protect the natural environment, why they help one another, and why they take care of their health.
Currently, I'm an interdisciplinary postdoctoral researcher with the Vanderbilt Institute for Energy and Environment and the Climate Change Research Network. My doctoral training was in social psychology, with an emphasis in quantitative methods, at the University of Minnesota.
September 26, 2017: My colleagues and I recently blogged about our work on private sector approaches to addressing climate change.
September 25, 2017: Our new article in Energy Research and Social Science on interpersonal influence and energy use in offices is available for free until November 13.
August 14, 2017: New blog post: Should scientists be advocates? Discussing recent polling and experimental research.
July 27, 2017: Slides (part 1 and part 2) and notes available from my public talk "Understanding and Motivating Community Involvement," given at Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College in Cloquet, MN, on July 27, 2017.