Ramadhar Singh, an experimental social psychologist trained at Purdue University, served as a faculty member at Patna University (1968-73), Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (1973-79), and Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (1979-88). He moved to Singapore in 1988 and retired as a Professor of Psychology from the National University of Singapore in 2010. He spent his sabbaticals at the University of Rochester and the University of Oxford (2003-04) and at Purdue University (2008). During 2010-16, he was the Distinguished Professor of Management at the Indian Institute of Management Bangalore.
Singh’s articles on diversity and fairness, impression formation, interpersonal attraction, intergroup relations, job satisfaction, judgment and decision making, leadership, models of humans, prediction of performance, and research productivity have appeared in prime journals of applied, developmental, and social psychology and of management. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, Association for Psychological Science, British Psychological Society, National Academy of Psychology (India), Singapore Psychological Society, and Society of Personality and Social Psychology. The Association for Psychological Science, Washington DC lists him among the Faces and Minds of Psychological Science. Singh is currently a Consulting Editor of the Journal of Theoretical Social Psychology and the Review of General Psychology.