Dr. Richard Gerrig is a Professor of Psychology at Stony Brook University. He is a Fellow of the Society for Text and Discourse, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the Association for Psychological Science, and the Society for the Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity and the Arts (of the American Psychological Association). Gerrig has published widely on topics related to language use including metaphor, contextual expressions, common ground, and audience design. His book, Experiencing Narrative Worlds, reached across disciplines to provide a broad theoretical perspective on aspects of narrative processing. That theoretical perspective has informed a range of empirical projects. Gerrig served as the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Memory and Language. He will also be co-editor, with Alice Bell and Ralf Schneider, of an upcoming book series from Routledge called Dialogues in Cognitive Literary Studies.
2022 DSCA Winner: Richard Gerrig