Gregory J. Privitera is an Associate Professor of Psychology at St. Bonaventure University. He received his Ph.D. in Behavioral Neuroscience at the University at Buffalo and went on to complete post-doctoral research at Arizona State University before coming to St. Bonaventure. A veteran of the U.S. Marines, he is also the author of more than two dozen peer-reviewed articles and books on the role of social cognition and learning on eating behavior and health. His work has been recognized in a variety of ways, including university awards for teaching and research. He oversees a variety of undergraduate research projects at St. Bonaventure University with more than a dozen undergraduate student research projects leading to publication in peer-reviewed journals. In the community, Dr. Privitera is a member of the Board of Trustees for a local elementary and high school where his children attend the elementary school.