David Myers, a graduate of Whitworth University and the University of Iowa, is a Hope College (Michigan) Professor of Psychology. As a communicator of psychological science, he has authored seventeen books, including textbooks for introductory and social psychology, and articles in four dozen magazines. His scientific writings have appeared in three dozen academic periodicals, including Science, American Scientist, and Psychological Science. His research and writings have been recognized by the Gordon Allport Prize, by an “honored scientist” award from the Federation of Associations in the Brain and Behavioral Sciences, by the Award for Distinguished Service on Behalf of Personality-Social Psychology, and by three honorary doctorates. In recognition of his efforts to transform the way America provides listening assistance for people with hearing loss, he has received awards from the American Academy of Audiology, the Hearing Loss Association of America, and the hearing industry.
Professor Myers serves on the Board of Whitworth College and on the advisory council of NIH’s National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders. He is also a Trustee of the John Templeton Foundation and the Templeton Foundation, Inc.