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Donald T. Campbell (1205)

Personality and social, Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues, philosophical and theoretical psychology
1916, Michigan, USA
Short Biography
Donald Thomas Campbell (November 20, 1916 – May 5, 1996) was an American social scientist. He is noted for his work in methodology. He coined the term "evolutionary epistemology" and developed a selectionist theory of human creativity. A Review of ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
  • AB University of California, Berkeley, 1939
  • PhD University of California, Berkeley, 1947
Appointments & Honors
  • Professor, Department of Psychology and Social Relations, Lehigh University
  • National Academy of Sciences, Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award, 1970
  • Member, 1973, 1975
  • APA, President, APA Kurt Lewin Memorial Award, 1974
  • Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues, Myrdal Prize in Science, 1977
  • Hon. DSS, Claremont Graduate School, 1978
  • Hon. LLD, University of Michigan, 1974
  • Hon. ScD, University of Florida, 1975
  • Hon. DHL, University of Chicago, 1978
  • Hon. DS, University of Southern California, 1979
  • Evaluation Research Society Award for Distinguished Contributions to Research in Education, 1981
  • Hon. DS, Northwestern University, 1983
Principal Publications
  • 1959 Convergent and discriminant validation by the multitrait-multimethod matrix. Psychological Bulletin, 56, 81-105 (with D. W. Fiske).
  • 1963 Social attitude and other acquired behavioural dispositions. In S. Koch (ed.), Psychology: A Study ofa Science, vol. 6: Investigations of Man as Socius. McGraw-Hill.
  • 1966 Experimental and Quasi-Experimental Designs for Research. Rand-Mc Nally (with J. C. Stanley).
  • 1966 The Infiuence of Culture on Visual Perception. Bobbs-Menil. (with M. H. Segall and M. J. Herskovits)
  • 1966 Pattern matching as an essential in distal knowing. In K. R. Hammon (ed.), The Psychology ofEgon Brunswick. Holt, Rinehart and Winston.
  • 1967 Stereotypes and the perception of group differences. American Psychologist, 22, 817-29.
  • 1969 Variation and selective retention in socio- cultural evolution. In L. von Bertalanffy, A. Rapoport and R. L. Meier (eds), General Systems: Yearbook of the Society for General Systems Research.
  • 1969 Reforms as experiments. American Psychologist, 24, 309-429.
  • 1973 Ethnocentrism: Theories of Conflict, Ethnic Attitudes and Group Behaviour. Wiley (with R. A. Levine).
  • 1974 Evolutionary epistemology. In P. A. Schilpp (ed.), The Philosophy of Karl R. Popper. vol. 14: The Library of Living Philosophers. Open Court.
  • 1981 Non-reactive Measures in the Social Sciences. Houghton Mifflin (with E. J. Webb, R. D. Schwartz, L. Sechrest and J. B. Grove).
  • 1981 Quasi-Experimentation: Design and Analysis for Field Settings. Houghton Mifflin (with T. D. Cook).
  • 1983 Two distinct routes beyond kin selection to ultrasociality: Implications for the humanities and social sciences. In D. L. Bridgeman (ed.), The Nature of Prosocial Development: Theories and Strategies. Academic Press.
  • 1984 Can we be scientific in applied social science? In R. F. Conner et al. (eds), Evaluation Studies Review Annual, vol. 9. Sage.