May 25th, 2017
Henry L. Roediger, III is the James S. McDonnel Distinguished University Professor at Washington University in St. Louis. He studies human learning and memory and has made contributions to the study of illusory or false memories; implicit memory tests and priming; retrieval practice effects and their implications for education; confidence about memory reports and their accuracy; highly superior memory abilities; and collective memory phenomena, among other topics.
Roediger received a B.A. from Washington & Lee University and a Ph.D. in cognitive psychology from Yale University. He taught at Purdue University, the University of Toronto and Rice University before coming to Washington University in 1996.
Read more on Dr. Roediger’s honoree page.