Dr. Robert Sternberg is an American psychologist and psychometrician. He is currently Professor of Human Development at Cornell University. Prior to joining Cornell, Sternberg was president of the University of Wyoming but resigned after less than five months in office. He formerly was Professor of Psychology and Provost at Oklahoma State University, Dean of Arts and Sciences at Tufts University, IBM Professor of Psychology and Education at Yale University, and the President of the American Psychological Association. He is a member of the editorial boards of numerous journals, including American Psychologist. Sternberg has a BA from Yale University and a PhD from Stanford University, under advisor Gordon Bower. Dr. Sternberg is currently also a Distinguished Associate of The Psychometrics Centre at the University of Cambridge and sits on the International Academic Board of Advisors for ISGAP, the Institute for the Study of Global Antisemitism and Policy.