Richard Malott

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Richard Malott
Professor Emeritus
(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
Teaching interests: 
  • Helping students to become practitioners working in autism and organizational behavior management

Dr. Richard Malott is a professor emertus in the Department of Psychology at Western Michigan University who retired in August 2019.

He coauthored Principles of Behavior (the book previously known as Elementary Principles of Behavior).

He is now (and has been for some time) working on two books:

  • I'll Stop Procrastinating when I Get around to It
  • 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. In 2012, he was the winner of the WMU Distinguished Teaching Award

Malott's focuses are on autism and organizational behavior management. He offers a graduate training track in autism.

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