Garold Stasser

Garold StasserProfessor Emeritus

Contact Information:
Phone: (513) 529-2415
112 Psychology Building
Miami University
Oxford, OH 45056

Teaching Interests:

Group processes and interpersonal relationships
Applied statistics including mulitvariate techniques
Psychological measurement
Social decision making

Research Interests:

Collective decision making and problem solving
Participation and influence in teamwork
Coordination of action
Models of social interaction

Professional Recognition:

  • Editorial boards of Journal of Personality and Social PsychologyJournal of Experimental Social Psychology,and Group Processes and Intergroup Relations
  • Principle Investigator on major grants (8) from the National Science Foundation and the Department of Defense
  • Currently, principle investigator on a National Science Foundation Grant entitled “Missing Links Problems and Participation in Collective Decisions”
  • Fellow and Charter member of the Association for Psychological Science
  • Fellow of the Society of Experimental Social Psychology
  • Fellow of the Midwestern Psychological Association
  • University Distinguished Scholar, Miami University

Representative Publications:

Stasser, G., Abele, S. & Vaughan, S. (2012).  Information flow and influence in collective choice. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations15, 619-635.

Stasser, G, Dietz-Uhler, B, & Birchmeier, Z. (2011). The Virtual Social World: The Continually Changing Landscape of Social Interaction. To appear in Z. Birchmeier, B. Dietz-Uhler, & G. Stasser (Eds.), Strategic uses of social technology: An interactive perspective of social psychology (pp. 195-210).  Cambridge,. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Abele, S. & Stasser, G., & Chartier, C. (2010). Conflict and Coordination in the Provision of Public Goods: A Conceptual Analysis of Continuous and Step-Level Games.  Personality and Social Psychology Review, 14, 385-401.

Stasser, G., & Abele, S. (2010).  Computer simulation.  In J. M Levine & M. A. Hogg (Eds.).  Encyclopedia of Group Processes and Intergroup Relations (pp. 137-139, Vol 1). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Stasser, G. (2010).  Social Decision Schemes.  In J. M Levine & M. A. Hogg (Eds.).  Encyclopedia of Group Processes and Intergroup Relations (pp. 770-773, Vol 2). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Abele, S., & Stasser, G. (2008). Coordination success and interpersonal perceptions: Matching and mismatching. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology95, 576–592.

Stasser, G. & Augustinova, M. (2008).  Social engineering in distributed decision-making teams: Some implications for leadership at a distance.  In S. Weisband (Ed.).  Leadership at a Distance (pp.151-167). New York, NY: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.

Campbell, J. & Stasser, G.  (2006). The influence of time and task demonstrability on decision making in computer-mediated and face-to-face groups. Small Group Research37, 271-294.