MartinABOUT RYAN MARTIN

Dr. Ryan Martin is an anger researcher at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay.  He is an Associate Professor and the current Chairperson of the Psychology Department.  He received his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Southern Mississippi where he first started studying anger with Dr. Eric Dahlen.

Ryan teaches courses in Abnormal Psychology, Psychology of Emotion, and Research Methods in Psychology.  His research interests include the study of healthy and unhealthy anger in a variety of contexts (e.g., assessment and treatment of anger problems, understanding how anger is expressed online).  His blog, All the Rage is an effort to provide people with more information about anger and violence.

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.