Henry L. (Roddy) Roediger, III, Ph.D.

Henry L. (Roddy) Roediger, III, Ph.D., is the James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor at Washington University in St. Louis. Roediger received an undergraduate degree from Washington & Lee University and Ph.D. from Yale University. He joined the faculty at Purdue University in 1973. In 1988, he was appointed Lynette S. Autrey Professor of Psychology at Rice University, and in 1996 he moved to Washington University in St. Louis, where he became chair of the Department of Psychology. Roediger’s research has concentrated on many aspects of human learning and memory, including memory illusions, collective memory, and methods of improving learning and memory. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the National Academy of Sciences.