Ralf Schmäelzle

Ralf Schmäelzle

Assistant Professor

  • Communication
(517) 353-6629


Assistant Professor Ralf Schmäelzle, Ph.D. is uniquely cross-trained in health psychology and communication as well as in social, cognitive and affective neuroscience.

He received his doctorate from the University of Konstanz, Germany, where he also held a postdoctoral position. Most recently, Schmäelzle worked as a postdoctoral research associate at the University of Pennsylvania in the Communication Neuroscience Lab.

He lives in East Lansing with his wife and two preschoolers. They enjoy spending time with the kids or doing sports.

Research and Teaching

Communication & Neuroscience 

Contact Information

404 Wilson Rd, Room 569
Communication Arts and Sciences Building
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824