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Otto Klineberg (1247)

Interests
Personality and social psychology, Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues
Nationality
Canadian-American
Born
1899, Quebec City, Canada
Died
1992, Columbia, USA
Short Biography
Otto Klineberg (November 1899, Quebec City, Quebec, Canada - 6 March 1992, Bethesda, Maryland) was a Canadian psychologist. He held professorships in social psychology at Columbia University and the University of Paris. His pioneering work in the 1930s ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
Education
  • BA McGill University, 1919
  • MA Harvard University, 1920
  • MD McGill University, 1925
  • PhD Columbia University, 1927
Appointments & Honors
  • National Research Council Fellowship, 1928
  • Research, Associate, Anthropology Department, Columbia State University, 1929
  • Department of Psychology, Columbia University, 1931-
  • Vice- President, American Orthopsychiatry Association Guggenheim Fellowship (to China), 1935-6
  • Butler Medal, Columbia University, 1950
  • Kurt Lewin Memorial Award, 1956
  • Hon. PhD University of Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, 1958
  • Hon. PhD Howard University, Washington, DC, 1961
  • Annual Award, New York Society of Clinical Psychologists, 1961
  • Professor Emeritus of Social Psychology, Columbia University, 1962
  • Vice-President, Federation Internationale des Ecoles des Parents, 1964
  • President, World Federation for Mental Health, 1966-7, Hon. President, 1970-
  • Hon. President, European League for Mental Health, 1971-4
  • Hon. PhD Drew University, Madison, 1972
  • Medal, University of Liege, Belgium, 1974
  • Annual Award, International Society for Educational, Cultural and Scientific Interchanges, 1978
  • APA Distinguished Award for Contributions of Psychology in the Public Interest, 1979
  • Award from Brazil, Contribution to Development of Psychology in Brazil, 1979
  • Columbia University Graduate School (part-time member), CUNY, 1982
  • Hon. Life Member, New York Academy of Science, 1983
  • Social Psychology Award, New York State Psychological Association, 1984
  • APF Gold Medal Award, Lifetime Contribution by a Psychologist in the Public Interest, 1985
  • APA Award for Distinguished Contributions to the International Advancement of Psychology, 1991
  • President, IUPsS, Eastern Psychological Association, APA
  • President, Division 9, Inter-America Society of Psychology
  • President, Psychological Society of Sao Paulo
Principal Publications
  • 1935 Negro Intelligence and Selective Migration. Columbia University Press.
  • 1940 Social Psychology, 2nd edn 1954. Holt, Rinehart and Winston.
  • 1950 Race differences: The present position on the problem. International Social Science Bulletin, 2, 460-7.
  • 1958 Culture and personality. In G. S. Seward and J. P. Seward (eds), Current Psychological Issues. Holt.
  • 1964 The Human Dimension in International Relations. Holt, Rinehart and Winston.
  • 1971 Back and White in international perspective. American Psychologist, 26, 119-28.
  • 1979 Cross-cultural psychology in historical perspective. In H. Triandis (ed.), Handbook of Cross-cultural Psychology, vol. 1. Allyn and Bacon.