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Senior Research Manager

Lisa PytlikZillig

Focus Areas
Civil & Government Systems
Community Engagement
Violence & Suicide Prevention

Dr. Lisa PytlikZillig received both her B.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. She is one of the Center’s researchers pioneering the area of Trust and Confidence. Much of her research focuses public engagement processes, especially engagements used to support responsible research and innovation (RRI) and around issues that provoke controversy and conflict. She also has been certified in juvenile victim-offender mediation, specialized alternative dispute resolution, family mediation, and basic mediation. Dr. PytlikZillig is involved with many professional organizations including:

  • Association for Psychological Science
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Positive Psychology Network
  • Sigma XI
  • Society for Social and Personality Psychology

Ph.D., Personality & Social Psychology (Minors: Statistics, Developmental Psychology), University of Nebraska–Lincoln, 2001

M.A., Personality & Social Psychology, University of Nebraska–Lincoln, 1997

B.A., Psychology & Art (Minors: Math, English), University of Nebraska–Lincoln, 1992