Lucian Gideon Conway III

Dr. Lucian Gideon Conway, III received his Ph.D. from the University of British Columbia in 2001 and is currently an Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Montana.  His primary research interests lie in political, cultural, and social psychology; he is the author of over 40 articles, commentaries, and book chapters in these areas.  In particular, his interests revolve around (1) how shared cultural beliefs emerge, persist, and have influence, and (2) the causes of complex (as opposed to simple) thinking and the subsequent consequences on decision-making in political and social arenas. His work has been featured in the Washington Post, USA Today, and BBC Radio, among other outlets.