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I’m Richard Atkinson, president emeritus of the University of California and professor emeritus of cognitive science and psychology at the University of California, San Diego. I’d like to welcome you to my home page. On these pages you will find a compilation of my recent speeches, published articles, commentaries and a biographical profile. I hope this material serves as a catalyst for comment and discussion.

Biography and c.v.

Speeches, Articles, and Commentaries

History of the Atkinson Presidency

Selected Scientific Papers