Peter Spear

Spear has a BA in psychology from Rutgers University and Ph.D. in physiological psychology (neuroscience) from Yale University. He was a faculty member at Kansas State University for four years and then moved to the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he served as chair of the Department of Psychology. He left UW to take the position of Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Colorado Boulder from 1996-2001 and returned to UWMadison as Provost and Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs before retiring and returning to Boulder.