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Edward Zigler (1228)

Child, youth and family services, developmental, mental retardation, psychotherapy
1930, Kansas City, USA
Short Biography
Edward Frank Zigler (born March 1, 1930) is an American developmental psychologist and Sterling Professor Emeritus of Psychology at Yale University. In addition to his academic research on child development, he is best known as one of the architects of ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
  • BS University of Missouri, 1954
  • PhD University of Texas at Austin, 1958
Appointments & Honors
  • Yale University, Seeling Professor of Psychology, Director, Bush Center in Child Development and Social Policy
  • Hon. MA, Yale University, 1967
  • Hon. Commissioner, National Commission on the International Year of the Child, 1979
  • Hon. D, Boston College, 1985
  • Aldrich Award, American Academy of Paediatrics
  • APA National Achievement Award, Association for the Advancement of Psychology
  • APA Seymour B. Sarason Award, 1993
  • APA Nicholas Hobbs Award
  • APA Distinguished Contribution to Psychology Award
  • G. Stanley Hall Award
  • Merril Palmer Citation Award
  • Research Award, AAMD Dale Richmond Memorial Award, American Academy of Paediatrics
  • Gunnar Dybwad Award, NARC
  • Associate Editor: Children and Youth Services Review
  • Consulting Editor: Merril-Palmer Quarterly, Young Children
  • Editorial Boards: American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, Applied Research in Mental Retardation, Family Violence and Pathology, Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, Journal of Developmental Psychopathology
Principal Publications
  • 1976 A developmental psychologist's view of Operation Babylift. American Psychologist, 31, 329-40.
  • 1976 Mainstreaming: The proof is in the implementation. American Psychologist, 34, 993-5 (with S. Muenchow).
  • 1978 IQ, social competence, and evaluation of early childhood intervention programs. American Psychologist, 33, 789-98 (with P. Trickett).
  • 1979 (ed.) Project Head Start: A Legacy of the War on Poverty. Free Press (with J. Valentine).
  • 1979 Controlling child abuse in America: An effort doomed to failure? In R. Bourne and E. Newberger (eds), Critical Perspectives on Child Abuse. Lexington.
  • 1981 A plea to end the use of the patterning treatment for retarded children. American Journal ofOrthopsychiatry, 51, 388-90.
  • 1982 (ed.) Sociali::ation and Personality Development. (2nd edn). Oxford University Press, (with M. Lamb and I. Child).
  • 1982 (ed.) Day Care: Scientific and Social Policy Issues. Auburn House (with E. Gordon).
  • 1983 Children, Families and Government: Perspectives on American Social Policy. Cambridge University Press (with S. L. Kagan and E. Klugman).
  • 1983 Discerning the future of early childhood intervention. American Psychologist, 38, 894-906 (with W. Berman).
  • 1984 On the definition and classification of mental retardation. American Journal of Mental Deficiency, 89, 215-30 (with D. Balla and M. Hodapp).
  • 1984 Paranoid schizophrenia: An unorthodox view. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 54, 43-70 (with M. Glick).
  • 1984 How to influence social policy affecting children and families. American Psychologist, 39, 415-20 (with S. Muenchow).
  • 1986 Understanding Mental Retardation. Cambridge University Press (with R. Hodapp).
  • 1989 Addressing the nation's child care crisis: The school of the twenty-first century. American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 59, 484-91.
  • 1989 The Head Start Synthesis Project: A critique. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 10, 267-74 (with T. J. Gamble).
  • 1993 Adolescent suicide prevention: Current research and social policy implications. Special issue: Adolescence. American Psychologist, 48, 169-82 (with A. F. Garland).
  • 1994 Reshaping early childhood intervention to be a more effective weapon against poverty. American Journal of Community Psychology, 22, 37-47.
  • 1995 Developmental differences in the symptomatology of psychiatric inpatients with and without mild mental retardation. American Journal on Mental Retardation, 99, 407-17 (with M. Glick).