Matthew Ballew, Ph.D., specializes in social psychology, survey research, and data analysis. His research focuses on the individual, social, and cultural factors that shape public opinion about climate change and influence taking action on climate issues. As a consultant at the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication, he assists with survey research, experimental research, and data analysis. Matthew received his Ph.D. in Social Psychology from Claremont Graduate University and his B.A. in Psychology and Sociology from the University of Michigan.