Regents Professor, Comparative Psychology, Oklahoma State University, Stillwater Oklahoma, USA
Charles I. Abramson is a Regents Professor of Psychology at Oklahoma State University and is affiliated with the departments of Integrative Biology and Entomology and Plant Pathology. He received his PhD in experimental-physiological psychology from Boston University. As a comparative psychologist, Abramson has studied over 30 different species of both invertebrates and vertebrates in a series of basic and applied research problems. In addition to working on species comparisons, Abramson has made significant contributions in such diverse areas as the development of a social insect model of alcoholism, the effect of agrochemicals on behavior, application of mathematical models of the learning process, and an analysis of the forgotten and neglected African American scientist Charles H. Turner. He has published over 300 articles/book chapters and 22 books on associated subjects. His contributions have been recognized by the Colombian Academy of Science and the American Psychological Association among many others.