Matthew is an Associate Research Scientist at the Yale Program on Climate Change Communication at Yale University. His research focuses on persuasion, social influence, ideology, and strategic communication. He applies insights from his research to build public understanding and motivation to address climate change and other urgent environmental, social, and political issues. Matthew holds a BA in Psychology from Hofstra University and received his PhD in Psychology from the Basic and Applied Social Psychology program at The Graduate Center, City University of New York. Contact: [email protected].