Niall Bolger, PhD

Institution: Columbia University

Niall Bolger, Ph.D., is Professor of Psychology and former Chairperson of the Department of Psychology at Columbia University where he teaches a graduate statistics sequence on linear and mixed models as tools for psychological research. He also teaches an undergraduate research methods class and a graduate class on psychophysiological methods and analysis. His main research interests include the study of adjustment processes in close relationships using intensive longitudinal methods; laboratory-based studies of dyadic behavior, emotion and physiology; and personality processes as they are revealed in patterns of behavior, emotion, and physiology in daily life. He is also interested in statistical methods for analyzing longitudinal and multilevel data, and was co-author with J-P Laurenceau of Intensive Longitudinal Methods (Guilford, 2013).

Dr. Bolger is a Charter Member and Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science (APS), was elected to membership in the Society for Multivariate Experimental Psychology (SMEP), and is a Fellow of the Society of Experimental Social Psychology (SESP) and of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SESP). He has served on National Institutes of Health and National Science Foundation grant review panels, and as Associate Editor of the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology: Interpersonal Relations and Group Processes.