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Rensis Likert (1283)

Profession
Psychologist
Nationality
American
Born
1903, Wyoming
Died
1981, Ann Arbor, Michigan
Short Biography
Rensis Likert (/ˈlɪkərt/ LIK-ərt; 5 August 1903–3 September 1981) was an American administrator and organizational psychologist based at the U.S. Department of Agriculture until 1946, then at the Institute for Social Research at the University of ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
Education
  • Ph.D. in social psychology, Columbia University, 1932, under G. Murphy*
Appointments & Honors
  • 1930-35, New York University
  • 1935-36, Sarah Lawrence College
  • 1935-39, director of research, Life Insurance Agency Management Association
  • 1939-44, head, Division of Program Surveys, U.S. Department of Agriculture
  • 1944-46, director, Morale Division of U.S. Strategic Bombing Survey
  • 1946-70, University of Michigan, 1946-48, Director, Survey Research Center, 1948-70, director, Institute for Social Research
  • 1971, professor emeritus
  • 1971-81,