Omri Gillath

Omri Gillath, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology
and the Hoglund Brain Imaging Center at the University of Kansas. He has
been the principal investigator on a number of grant-supported research
projects and has authored numerous articles and chapters on attachment
processes and their underlying mechanisms. His work focuses on human
pair-bonding behavior and effects of personality on cognition and behavior.
In recent years, he has expanded this work by using neuroimaging, gene
mapping, and virtual reality techniques. He has explored associations
between attachment style (or relationship style) and cognitive performance,
sexual motivation and behavior, mating strategies, and caregiving behavior.
Before coming to the University of Kansas, Gillath taught and conducted
post-doctoral research at the University of California, Davis. He holds a BA
in Psychology from Haifa University in Israel and a PhD in Philosophy from
Bar-Ilan University in Israel. Gillath recently won the Caryl Rusbult close
relationships early career award and the J. Michael Young academic advisor