B.A., University of Chicago, 1972
Ed.D., Harvard Graduate School of Education, 1979
PSYC 502: Research Methods in Psychology
PSYC 791: Advanced Topics/Autobiographical Memory
PSYC 982: Advanced Seminar/Developmental Psychology
David B. Pillemer is the Dr. Samuel E. Paul Professor of Developmental Psychology at the University of New Hampshire, where he is also a senior fellow at the Carsey School of Public Policy. Previously, he was the William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Psychology at Wellesley College. Pillemer’s research specialty is autobiographical memory across the life span. He has studied memory development in children, “flashbulb” memories of momentous events, memories of educational experiences, memory and self-esteem, older adults’ memories of salient life events, and gender and cultural differences in memory performance. He is the author or editor of several books, including Momentous Events, Vivid Memories and Summing Up: The Science of Reviewing Research, both published by Harvard University Press, and Developmental Psychology and Social Change, published by Cambridge University Press.