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Herbert I. Abelson

Herbert I. Abelson, American corporate executive. Member of Market Research Council, American Psychological Association, Council of America Survey Research (chairman 1981-1982), American Association Public Opinion Research (president 1974-1975).

Background

  • Abelson, Herbert I. was born on January 13, 1926 in Worchester, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Max Samuel and Rose (Deduke) Abelson.

  • Education

    • AB, Clark University, 1947. Master of Arts, University Maryland, 1949. Doctor of Philosophy, University Maryland, 1952.

    Career

    • Research scientist HUMRRO, Washington, 1952—1955. Vice president Opinion Research Corporation, Princeton, New Jersey, 1955—1969. Executive vice president Response Analysis Corporation, 1969—1980, president, since 1980.

    Works

    • Persuasion in Society
    • Persuasion in Society introduces readers to the rich tapestry of persuasive technique and scholarship, interweaving rhetorical, critical theory, and social science traditions.
    • Persuasion in Society
    • Persuasion in Society introduces readers to the rich tapestry of persuasive technique and scholarship, interweaving rhetorical, critical theory, and social science traditions.
    • Persuasion in Society
    • Persuasion in Society introduces readers to the rich tapestry of persuasive technique and scholarship, interweaving rhetorical, critical theory, and social science traditions.
    • Persuasion in Society
    • Persuasion in Society introduces readers to the rich tapestry of persuasive technique and scholarship, interweaving rhetorical, critical theory, and social science traditions.

    Membership

    Member of Market Research Council, American Psychological Association, Council of America Survey Research (chairman 1981-1982), American Association Public Opinion Research (president 1974-1975).

    Connections

    • Married Fay Huffman, August 9, 1953. Children: Daniel, Joseph, Rachel.
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    • 1947
      Clark University
    • 1949
      University Maryland
    • 1952
      University Maryland
    • 1952 - 1955
      Research scientist, HUMRRO
      Washington, United States
    • 1955 - 1969
      vice president, Opinion Research Corporation
      Princeton, New Jersey, United States