Dr. Peter Killeen

Dr. Peter Killeen and Lucy the dogDr. Peter Killeen has made many innovative and fundamental contributions to the experimental and quantitative analysis of behavior.

Dr. Killeen is a professor of psychology at Arizona State University and has been a visiting scholar at the University of Texas, Cambridge University, and the Centre for Advanced Study, Oslo.

He is a Fellow of the Society of Experimental Psychologists, has held a Senior Scientist Award from the National Institute of Mental Health, and has been president of the Society for the Quantitative Analyses of Behavior (from which organization he received the Poetry in Science Award in 2002). He has also delivered the American Psychological Association’s F. J. McGuigan Lectureship on Understanding the Human Mind and received the Ernest and Josephine Hilgard Award for the Best Theoretical Paper (Killeen & Nash, 2003).

Dr. Killeen’s quantitative and conceptual developments have enriched behavior analysis and the world beyond.