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Muzafer Sherif (1319)

Interests
Experimental, general, history, psychology of women, society for the psychological study of social issues.
Nationality
Turkish
Born
1906, Odmish, Izmir, Turkey
Short Biography
Muzafer Sherif (born Muzaffer Şerif Başoğlu; July 29, 1906 – October 16, 1988) was a Turkish-American social psychologist. He helped develop social judgment theory and realistic conflict theory. Sherif was a founder of modern social psychology, who ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
Education
  • BA International College Turkey, 1926
  • MA University of Istanbul, 1929
  • MA Harvard University, 1932
  • PhD Columbia University, 1935
Appointments & Honors
  • Rockefeller Foundation Fellow, 1935-6
  • US State Department Fellow, 1945-7
  • Executive Committee, Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues, 1960-2
  • APA Kurt Lewin Memorial Award, 1966
  • Guggenheim Fellow, 1967
  • APA Distinguished Scientific Award, 1968
  • Distinguished Scientific Award, 1968
  • Distinguished Senior Social Psychologist Award, 1978
  • Society of Experimental Social Psychology, 1978
  • Distinguished Contribution to Social Psychology Award, Social Psychology Section, ASA, 1978
  • Fellow, APA Divisions 1, 9, 26, 35
  • Professor of Sociology and Director of Psycho-Social Studies Program (Emeritus), Pennsylvania State University
  • Associate Editor, American Journal of Sociology, 1953-6
Principal Publications
  • 1936 Psychology of Social Norms. Harper (Octagon Books, 1965; Harper Torchbooks, 1966; Farrar, Straus & Giroux, 1973).
  • 1948 The necessity of considering current issues as part and parcel of persistent major problems. International Journal of Opinion and Attitude Research, 2, 63-8.
  • 1952 A study in ego functioning: Elimination of stable anchorages in individual and group situations. Sociometry, 15, 272-305 (with O. J. Harvey).
  • 1954 Integrating field work and laboratory in small group research. American Sociological Review, 19, 759-71.
  • 1961 Conformity-deviation norms and group relations. In B. Bass and I. Berg (eds), Conformity and Deviation. Harper.
  • 1961 Intergroup Conflict and Cooperation: The Robbers Cave Experiment. Institute of Group Relations.
  • 1963 Social psychology: Problems and trends in interdisciplinary relations. In S. Koch (ed.), Psychology, a Study ofa Science, Vol 6. McGraw- Hill.
  • 1964 Reference Groups: An Exploration into Conformity and Deviation of Adolescents. Harper & Row.
  • 1965 Attitude and Attitude Change: The Social Judgment-Involvement Approach. Saunders (with C. W. Sherif and R. Nebergall).
  • 1965 The individual in his group in its setting: Parts I and II. In M. Sherif and C. W. Sherif (eds), Problems of Youth: Transition to Adulthood in a Changing World. Aldine (with C. W. Sherif).
  • 1965 Superordinate goals in the reduction of intergroup conflict: An experimental evaluation. In M. Schwebel (ed.), Behavioral Science and Human Survival. Science and Behavior Books.
  • 1966 In Common Predicament: Social Psychology ofIntergroup Conflict and Co-operation. Houghton Mifflin.
  • 1966 Theoretical analysis of the individual-group relationship in a social situation. In G. Di Renzo (ed.), Concepts, Theory and Explanation in the Social Sciences. Random House.
  • 1968 Self concept. In D. L. Sills, International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences. Free Press.
  • 1968 If the social scientist is to be more than a mere technician. Kurt Lewin Memorial Address. Journal ofSocial Issues, 25, 41-61.