Michael Schober, Ph.D. is currently the dean of the New School for Social Research in New York City. He began teaching at The New School in 1992 as an assistant professor.
His own academic background began at Brown University, where he earned a Bachelor's of Science in cognitive science. He then pursued a Ph.D. at Stanford University in psychology. Further credits to his name include: the editor of the journal Discourse Processes, and a member of the Society of Experimental Social Psychology and the Psychonomic Society.
Schober also actively engages in research while fulfilling his duties as professor at the New School for Social Research. Some of his research interests are within the fields of, but not limited to: linguistics, psychology, music, public opinion research analysis, and artificial intelligence.
His interest in music may stem from the fact that he is a classical pianist.