Anthony Pratkanis

TitleProfessor
DivisionSocial Sciences Division
DepartmentPsychology Department
Phone831-459-4935,
831-459-5084
Email
FAX831-459-3519
OfficeSocial Sciences 2, Room 365
Office HoursOn sabbatical (Fall 2016)
Campus Mail StopPsychology Faculty Services

Research Interests

Anthony Pratkanis is interested in social influence--how the social world determines attitudes and beliefs and how, in turn, those individual beliefs affect the social world.

Note: Professor Pratkanis is not accepting new graduate students at this time.

Biography, Education and Training

M.A., Ph.D., Ohio State University
B.S., Eastern Mennonite College

Selected Publications

Pratkanis, A. R. and Aronson, E. (2001) The Age of Propaganda: The Everyday Use and Abuse of Persuasion. Revised Edition. New York: W. H. Freeman & Co.

Courses Taught

Psych 40: Introduction to Social Psychology
Psych 145: Social Influence
Psych 145D: Social Psychology of Autocracy and Democracy
Psych 150: Social Psychology of Flim Flam