Dr. Matthew S. McGlone
B.S., Louisiana State University, Psychology & Russian Area Studies
M.S., Princeton University, Cognitive Psychology
Ph.D., Princeton University, Cognitive Psychology
Dr. Matthew McGlone is Professor of Communication Studies and Graduate Studies Representative for the M.S. Program in Information Security and Privacy at the University of Texas at Austin. He has served as Chair of NCA’s Division of Communication and Social Cognition (2015-2016) and Director of UTNY (2019 – 2020). He teaches courses on language, persuasion, deception, and stereotyping/prejudice.
Professor McGlone’s research examines social influence, persuasion, and deception, focusing on language’s key role in these processes. His current research projects explore strategic word choice in messages promoting wellness, patience, disaster preparedness, and prosocial behavior; stereotyping and prejudice in interpersonal communication; (in)civility in social media discourse; and the language people use to describe pain, illness, and addiction.
His research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, U.S. Department of Education/Institute of Education Sciences, Kozmetsky Family Foundation, Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Institute for a Disaster Resilient Texas, and the Merck Investigator Studies Program.