ABOUT RYAN MARTIN

Dr. Ryan Martin is the chair of the Psychology Program at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and a nationally known anger researcher.  His work focuses on healthy and unhealthy expressions of anger, including how we express anger online.  He teaches courses on mental illness, emotion, and anger and violence.  He also hosts the popular UW-Green Bay Psychology podcast, Psychology and Stuff, along with a new podcast on anger and violence that he cohosts with Dr. Chuck Rybak called All the Rage.

Ryan received his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Southern Mississippi where he first started studying anger with Dr. Eric Dahlen and his B.A. in Psychology from the University of St. Thomas.

Education

Ph.D.: University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS.
Emphasis: Counseling Psychology (APA-Accredited).
Dissertation: Cognitive Processes Associated with Anger Disorders: The Development of a New Instrument.
Dissertation Chair: Eric Dahlen, Ph.D.

M.A.: University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MS.
Emphasis: Counseling Psychology
Master’s Thesis: Predictors of State Anger and State Hostile Thoughts Following Provocation.
Thesis Chair: Eric Dahlen, Ph.D.

B.A.: University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, MN.
Major Area: Psychology
Minor Area: Criminal Justice
Senior Project: The Development of an Immediate Needs Plan for Use at an Adolescent Shelter.
Project Chair: Jean Giebenhain, Ph.D.