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Milton Rokeach (1063)

Interests
Social psychology
Nationality
American
Born
1918, Hrubieszow,
Died
1988, Los Angeles, California, USA
Short Biography
Milton Rokeach (born in Hrubieszów as Mendel Rokicz, December 27, 1918 – October 25, 1988) was a Polish-American social psychologist. He taught at Michigan State University, the University of Western Ontario, Washington State University, and the ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
Education
  • BA Brooklyn College, 1941
  • MA University of California at Berkeley, 1941
  • PhD University of California at Berkeley, 1947
Appointments & Honors
  • APA Fellow
  • AAAS Fellow
  • APA Council, 1958-9
  • APA Division 9, Executive Council, 1958-68
  • Fellow, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, 1961-2
  • President, APA Division 9, 1966-7
  • Professor of Sociology and Psychology, 1972-88
  • Director, Unit on Human Values, Social Research Center, Washington State University, 1976-88
  • Vice-President, International Society for Political Psychology, 1981-2
  • Research Excellence Award, Washington State University, 1983
  • Distinguished Psychologist Award, Washington State Psychological Association, 1983
  • Kurt Lewin Memorial Award, 1984
  • Hon. Doctorate University of Paris, 1984
Principal Publications
  • 1948 Generalized mental rigidity as a factor in ethnocentrism. Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology, 43, 259-78.
  • 1951 'Narrow-mindedness' and personality. Journal ofPersonality, 20, 234-51.
  • 1954 The nature and meaning of dogmatism. Psychological Review, 61, 194-204.
  • 1960 The Open and Closed Mind: Investigations into the Nature of Belief Systems and Personality Systems. Basic Books.
  • 1964 The Three Christs of Ypsilanti: A Psychological Study. Knopf/Columbia University Press.
  • 1965 The principle of belief congruence and the congruity principle as models of cognitive interaction. Psychological Review, 72, 128-42 (with G. Rothman).
  • 1966 Attitude change and behavioral change. Public Opinion Quarterly, 30, 529-50.
  • 1968 A theory of organization and change within value-attitude systems. Journal of Social Issues, 24, 13-33.
  • 1968 Beliefs, Attitudes and Values: A Theory of Organization and Change. Jossey-Bass.
  • 1972 Behavior as a function of attitude-toward- object and attitude-toward-situation. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 22, 194-201 (with P. Kleijunas).
  • 1973 The Nature of Human Values. Free Press/ Macmillan.
  • 1974 Change and stability of American value systems, 1968-71. Public Opinion Quarterly, 38, 222-38.
  • 1979 The two-value model of political ideology and British politics. British Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 18, 169-72.
  • 1980 Some unresolved issues in theories of beliefs, attitudes, and values. In H. E. Howe and M. Page (eds), Nebraska Symposium on Motivation, 1979. University of Nebraska Press.