Dr. John R. Nesselroade

Hugh Scott Hamilton Professor of Psychology emeritus

John R. Nesselroade is Hugh Scott Hamilton Professor of Psychology emeritus at the University of Virginia. He earned his BS degree in Mathematics (Marietta College) and MA and PhD degrees in Psychology (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign) where he worked with Raymond B. Cattell. Prior to moving to UVA in 1991, Nesselroade spent five years on the faculty of West Virginia University (1967-72) and 19 years at The Pennsylvania State University (1972-91). Since 1981, Nesselroade has been a guest scientist and frequent visitor at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Berlin, Germany. Nesselroade is a past-President of Division 20 (Adult Development and Aging) of the American Psychological Association (1982-83) and of the Society of Multivariate Experimental Psychology (1999-2000).  He is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Psychological Association, the Association for Psychological Science, and the Gerontological Society of America.  In 2006 he won the Gerontological Society’s Robert F. Kleemeier Award.  Nesselroade has published extensively in both substantive and methodological journals on matters of behavioral and psychological development and change and intraindividual variability and is currently working on the closer integration of individual level analyses into mainstream behavioral research.