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Gregory J. Privitera St. Bonaventure University

Gregory J. Privitera is a professor of psychology at St. Bonaventure University where he is a recipient of its highest teaching honor, The Award for Professional Excellence in Teaching, and its highest honor for scholarship, The Award for Professional Excellence in Research and Publication. Dr. Privitera received his PhD in behavioral neuroscience in the field of psychology at the State University of New York at Buffalo and continued with his postdoctoral research at Arizona State University. He is a national award-winning author and research scholar. His textbooks span across diverse topics in psychology and the behavioral sciences, including two introductory psychology texts (one upcoming), four statistics texts, two research methods texts, and multiple other texts bridging knowledge creation across health, health care, and well-being. In addition, Dr. Privitera has authored more than three dozen peer-reviewed papers aimed at advancing our understanding of health and well-being. He research has earned recognition by the American Psychological Association, and in media and press to include Oprah’s Magazine, Time Magazine, and the Wall Street Journal. In addition to his teaching, research, and advisement, Dr. Privitera is a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, is an identical twin, and is married with three children: a daughter, Grace Ann, and two sons, Aiden Andrew and Luca James.