Peter Salovey

ISPS 
Faculty Fellow

Peter Salovey

Title 
President of Yale, Chris Argyris Professor of Psychology
Yale University

Peter Salovey, Provost and soon to be President, is the Chris Argyris Professor of Psychology. He joined the Yale faculty in 1986 after receiving an A.B. and A.M. from Stanford University in 1980, with departmental honors and university distinction, and a Ph.D. from Yale in 1986. He holds secondary faculty appointments in the Schools of Management and Public Health and the Institution for Social and Policy Studies. He was appointed Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences in January 2003, Dean of Yale College in July 2004, and Provost in October 2008. As Provost, he facilitates strategic planning, long-term decision making, and the allocation of resources in order to promote academic excellence in all parts of the University. In addition, he oversees design and implementation of policies affecting faculty and students throughout the University.

Discipline 
Psychology