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Muzafer Sherif

Muzafer Sherif, Turkish social psychologist, author. Recipient Kurt Lewin Memorial award, 1967. Fellow American Psychological Association (council civil 9, 1963-1965, Disting Contribution award 1968), American Sociological Association; member Sigma Xi.

Background

  • Sherif, Muzafer was born on July 29, 1906 in Ödemis, Izmir, Turkey. Son of Serif and Emine Basoglu.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, American International College, Izmir, Turkey, 1927. Master of Arts, Istanbul University, 1929. Master of Arts, Harvard University, 1932.

      Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1936.

    Career

    • Research fellow Princeton University, 1945-1947, Yale University, 1947-1949. Professor, director Institute Group Relations University Oklahoma, 1949-1966, research professor psychology, on leave, 1965-1966. Visiting professor program for excellence University Texas, 1958-1959.

      Ford visiting professor University Washington, Settle, 1960. Distinguished visiting professor Pennsylvania State University, 1965-1966, professor sociology, 1966-1972, emertius, 1972-1988.

    Works

    • Social Interaction: Process and Products
    • Reflecting the many contributions of Muzafer Sherif to social psychology during the past thirty years, this volume presents selections from among Sherif's most widely known essays and provides a systematic overview of his evolving interests, concepts, methods and research findings.

    Membership

    Fellow American Psychological Association (council civil 9, 1963-1965, Disting Contribution award 1968), American Sociological Association. Member Sigma Xi.

    Connections

    • Married Carolyn Wood, December 29, 1945. Children: Sue, Joan, Annual.
    • father: Serif Basoglu
    • mother: Emine Basoglu
    • spouse: Carolyn Wood
    • children: Sue Sherif
    • Joan Sherif
    • Annual Sherif
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    Born July 29, 1906
    Died October 16, 1988
    (aged 82)
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    Ethnicity:
    • 1927
      American International College
    • 1929
      Istanbul University
    • 1932
      Harvard University
    • 1936
      Columbia University
    • 1945 - 1947
      Research fellow, Princeton University
    • 1947 - 1949
      Research fellow, Princeton University
    • 1965 - 1966
      professor, Institute Group Relations University Oklahoma
    • 1965 - 1966
      director, Institute Group Relations University Oklahoma
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