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Tim Hackenberg

Tim Hackenberg received a B.A. in psychology from the University of California, Irvine in 1982 and a doctorate in psychology from Temple University in 1987, under the supervision of Philip Hineline. He held a postdoctoral research position at the University of Minnesota with Travis Thompson from 1988 to 1990. He served on the faculty in the Behavior Analysis program at the University of Florida from 1990 to 2009 and is currently a professor of psychology at Reed College in Portland, Oregon. He has served on the board of directors for both the Society for the Experimental Analysis of Behavior and the Society for the Quantitative Analysis of Behavior and as associate editor of the Journal of the Experimental Analysis of Behavior. Hackenberg was president of Division 25 of the American Psychological Association, experimental representative to the ABAI Council, and director of the ABAI Science Board. His major research interests are in the areas of behavioral economics and social behavior. In work funded by the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health, he and his students have developed procedures for cross-species comparisons of behavior.