Dr. Rodney Schmaltz


Dr. Rodney Schmaltz is an associate professor in the Department of Psychology at MacEwan University. His research explores why people fall prey to pseudoscientific claims, and tests strategies to promote and teach scientific skepticism. Rodney’s scholarly interests extend to workplace productivity and self-control, where he focuses on creating evidence-based approaches to improve performance and reduce common workplace stressors. Rodney has also conducted research on ethical review in emergency situations, such as infectious disease outbreaks, and is a past chair of the Research Ethics Board at MacEwan. He is also the co-author of two introductory psychology textbooks.