Dr. Stalder came to UW-Whitewater in 2004. He has a Ph.D. in Social/Personality Psychology from the University of Iowa and an M.S. in Mathematics from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. Dr. Stalder currently teaches Social Psychology, Basic Statistical Methods, and Introductory Psychology. His recent research and writing cover biases, cognitive dissonance theory, and individual differences. Several of Dr. Stalder’s published and presented papers include students as coauthors. He also conducts research and presents on aspects of teaching, including exam writing and the use of humor and mnemonics in the classroom. Dr. Stalder writes a blog for Psychology Today (https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/bias-fundamentals) and recently published a book titled The Power of Context: How to Manage Our Bias and Improve Our Understanding of Others.