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William Emil Kappauf

William Emil Kappauf, American educator, psychologist. Recipient Presidential certificate of merit, 1948. Member American, Midwestern psychological associations, Society Experimental Psychologists (secretary-treasurer 1967-1970), American Association University Professors, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi.

Background

  • Kappauf, William Emil was born on October 2, 1913 in New York City. Son of William Emil and Juliet Theodora (Bonnlander) Kappauf.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Columbia, 1934. Master of Arts, Brown U., 1935. Doctor of Philosophy, University Rochester, 1937.

    Career

    • Instructor psychology U. Rochester, 1937-1941. Research projects under National Defense Research Committee and Office of Scientific Research and Development, 1941-1946. Associate professor Princeton, 1946-1951.

      Professor of University Illinois, Champaign, 1951-1980, associate head department psychology, 1976-1978. Consultant Bell Telephone laboratories. Consultant, panel member Military Agilysys, National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health.

    Works

    • Editor: American Journal Psychology, 1971. Contributor articles to professional jours.

    Membership

    Member American, Midwestern psychological associations, Society Experimental Psychologists (secretary-treasurer 1967-1970), American Association University Professors, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi.

    Connections

    • Married Catharine Anne Hamilton, June 16, 1945. Children: Barbara, Charles, Katharine, William.
    • father: William Emil Kappauf
    • mother: Juliet Theodora (Bonnlander) Kappauf
    • spouse: Catharine Anne Hamilton
    • children: Barbara Kappauf
    • Charles Kappauf
    • Katharine Kappauf
    • William Kappauf
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    Born October 2, 1913
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