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Morton Deutsch (1174)

Conflict, distributive justice, personality and social, psychology and prevention of war, social issues
1920, New York, USA
Short Biography
Morton Deutsch (born February 4, 1920), is a social psychologist and researcher in conflict resolution. Deutsch is one of the founding fathers of the field of conflict resolution. A Review of General Psychology survey, published in 2002, ranked Deutsch ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
  • BS City College of New York, 1939
  • MA University of Pennsylvania, 1940
  • PhD MIT, 1948
Appointments & Honors
  • E.L. Thorndike Professor of Psychology and Education, Teachers College, Columbia University, USA President, Society for the Psychological Society of Social Issues, 1960-1, APA Division 8, 1964-5
  • New York State Psychological Association 1965-6, Eastern Psychological Association, 1968-9, International Society of Political Psychology, 1981-2, Soci-Psychological Prize, AAAS, 1961
  • Hovland Memorial Award, Yale University, 1967
  • Kurt Lewin Memorial Award, Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues, 1968
  • Gordon Allport Prize, Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues, 1973
  • Nevitt Sanford Award, International Society of Political Psychology, 1984
  • Research Award, Society of Experimental Social Psychology, 1985
  • Editorial Board, Political Psychology, Journal of Conflict Resolution, Contemporary Psychology, Contemporary Psychoanalysis, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Journal of Applied Social Psychology, Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, Journal of Peace Research
Principal Publications
  • 1949 A theory of co-operation and competition. Human Relations, 2, 129-51.
  • 1949 An experimental study of the effects of co- operation and competition. Human Relations, 2, 199-232.
  • 1951 Interracial Housing. University of Minnesota Press (With M. E. Collins).
  • 1951 Research Methods in Social Relations. Holt- Dryden (1958).
  • 1954 Field theory in social psychology. In G. Lindzey (ed.), Handbook of Social Psychology. Addison-Wesley.
  • 1955 A study of normative and social influence. Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology, 51, 629-36 (with H. B. Gerrard).
  • 1958 Trust and suspicion. Journal of Conflict Resolution, 2, 265-79.
  • 1962 Preventing World War Ill. Simon and Schuster (with Q. Wright and W. M. Evan).
  • 1965 Theories in Social Psychology. Basic Books (with R. M. Krauss).
  • 1969 Conflicts: Productive and destructive. Journal ofSocial Issues, 25, 7-41.
  • 1973 The Resolution of Conflict. Yale University Press.
  • 1975 Equity, equality and need: What determines which value will be used as the basis of distributive justice? Journal of Social Issues, 31, 137-49.
  • 1980 Fifty years of conflict. In L. Festinger (ed.), Retrospections on Social Psychology. Oxford University Press.
  • 1982 Interdependence and psychological orientation. In V. Denlega and J. L. Grzelak (eds), Co-operation and Helping Behavior: Theories and Research. Academic Press.
  • 1983 Preventing World War III: A psychological perspective. Political Psychology, 3, 3-31.
  • 1985 Distributive Justice. Yale University Press.