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Richard Malott

Richard Malott

Richard Malott

Office: (269) 387-4481

2520 Wood Hall, Mail Stop 5439

Mailing address
Department of Psychology
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5439 USA

Ph.D., Columbia University, 1963
B.A., Indiana University, 1958

Dr. Richard Malott is professor of psychology and a member of the behavior analysis faculty at Western Michigan University. He coauthored Principles of Behavior (the book previously known as Elementary Principles of Behavior). He is now (and has been for many years) working on two books, I'll Stop Procrastinating when I Get around to It and Applied Behavioral Cognitive Analysis. He has presented in 13 countries and has received two Fulbright Senior Scholar Awards. In 2002, he also received the Society for the Advancement of Behavioral Analysis' Award for Public Service in Behavior Analysis.

Teaching interests

  • Helping students to become practitioners working in autism and organizational behavior management

Area of expertise


  • 2012 winner of the Western Michigan University's Distinguished Teaching Award

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