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Floyd Henry Allport (1414)

Interests
Experimental psychology, personality and social psychology, philosophical and theoretical psychology, Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues
Profession
Psychologist
Nationality
American
Born
1890, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Died
1978, Syracuse, New York, USA
Short Biography
Floyd Henry Allport (August 22, 1890 – October 15, 1979) an American psychologist often considered "the father of experimental social psychology", Floyd Henry Allport played a key role in the creation of social psychology as a legitimate field of ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
Education
  • AB Harvard University, 1913
  • PhD Harvard University, 1919
  • Hon. Doc., Syracuse University, 1974
Appointments & Honors
  • Instructor of Psychology, Harvard University and Radcliffe College, 1919-22
  • Editor, Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology, 1921-4
  • Associate Professor of Psychology, University of North Carolina, 1922-4
  • Professor of Social and Political Psychology, Syracuse University, 1924-56
  • Board of Directors, APA, 1928-30
  • President, Society for the Study of Social Issues, 1939-40
  • Emeritus Professor, Syracuse University, 1956-78
  • APA Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award, 1965
  • APF Gold Medal Award, 1968
Principal Publications
  • 1919 Behavior and experiment in social psychology. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 14, 297-306.
  • 1921 Personality traits: Their classification and measurement. Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology, 16, 6-40 (with G. W. Allport).
  • 1924 Social Psychology. Houghton Mifflin.
  • 1924 The group fallacy in relation to social science. American Journal of Sociology, 29, 688-706.
  • 1927 'Group' and 'institution' as concepts in a natural,science of social phenomena. Publications ofthe American Sociological Society, 22, 83-99.
  • 1927 The nature of institutions. Social Forces, 6, 167-79.
  • 1927 Political science and psychology. In W. F. Ogburn and A. Goldenwieser (eds), The Social Sciences and their Interrelations. Houghton Mifflin.
  • 1933 Institutional Behavior. Houghton Mifflin.
  • 1934 The J-curve hypothesis of conforming behavior. Journal of Social Psychology, 5, 141-83.
  • 1942 Methods in the study of collective action phenomena. Journal of Social Psychology, 15, 165-85.
  • 1954 The structuring of events: Outline of a general theory with applications to psychology. Psychological Review, 281-303.
  • 1962 A structoronomic conception of behavior: Individual and collective: 1. Structural theory and the master problem of social psychology. Journal ofAbnormal and Social Psychology, 64, 3-30.