People—Harry Reis

Professor Reis' research interests involve social interaction and close relationships.

Research Interests

Professor Reis studies the factors that influence the quantity and closeness of social interaction, and the consequences of different patterns of socializing for health and psychological well-being. In his research, subjects keep detailed records on their on-going social interaction. These are tabulated by computer and related to various factors such as sex role, health, and emotional well-being.

Professor Reis is also investigating some of the psychological processes that affect the course and conduct of close relationships. He is particularly interested in intimacy, attachment, and emotion regulation.

Courses Offered (subject to change)

  • CSP 519  General Linear Models (Data Analysis II)
  • CSP 555  Social Psychology of Close Relationships
  • CSP 550  Social Psychology of Emotion

Selected Publications

Quick Facts

Title: Professor of Psychology

Education: Ph.D., New York University

Curriculum vitae

Contact Info

430 Meliora Hall
Department of Clinical & Social Sciences in Psychology
Box 270266
University of Rochester
Rochester, NY 14627

Phone: (585) 275-8697

Office Hours: By appointment