Dr Tom Tyler

Professor of Law & Professor of Psychology, Yale University

Dr Tom Tyler is the Macklin-Fleming Professor of Law and Professor of Psychology at Yale University. His research concerns authority dynamics in groups, organizations, communities and societies. He has studied these issues in legal, political and managerial settings. His books include: Why People Obey the Law; Cooperation in Groups; Why People Cooperate; Trust in the Law; The Social Psychology of Procedural Justice; Social Justice in a Diverse Society; and Why Children Follow Rules. He earned his Ph.D. in Social Psychology from UCLA.