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James B. Maas

James Maas

Internationally recognized authority on sleep and performance

Dr. James B. Maas is an internationally recognized authority on sleep and performance. He has served as Stephen H. Weiss Presidential Fellow, Professor and past Chairman of Psychology, as well as a professor in the graduate fields of Education and Communication at Cornell University. He also has been a professor at the Weill Cornell Medical College-Qatar. Dr. Maas received his B.A. from Williams College and his M.A. and Ph.D. from Cornell. For 48 years he taught introductory psychology at Cornell and holds the world’s record for college classroom teaching, having taught more than 65,000 students. Dr. Maas conducts research on sleep and performance, as well as on leadership and critical thinking.