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Richard Shikiar

Richard Shikiar, American research center administrator. Board directors Seattle Symphony Orchestra, since 1989, Japan-American Society Washington, Seattle, since 1991. Member American Psychological Society, National Academy Management, Society Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Rocky Mount Psychological Association (secretary 1976-1979), Rotary Club Seattle.

Background

  • Shikiar, Richard was born on April 4, 1946 in New York City. Son of Benny and Rachel (Arestie) Shikiar.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, City College of New York, 1967. Master of Arts, University Illinois, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, University Illinois, 1972.

    Career

    • Assistant professor Colorado State University, Fort Collins, 1971-1976, associate professor, 1976-1979. Research scientist Battelle Human Affairs Research Centers, Seattle, 1979-1981. Director Human Affairs Research Centers Social Change Study Center, 1981-1984, Battelle HARC, Seattle, since 1984, Battelle Seattle Research Center, since 1988.

      Member NAS/National Research Council Committee on Human Factors Research Needs in Nuclear Industry, Washington, 1986-1988.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Board directors Seattle Symphony Orchestra, since 1989, Japan-American Society Washington, Seattle, since 1991. Member American Psychological Society, National Academy Management, Society Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Rocky Mount Psychological Association (secretary 1976-1979), Rotary Club Seattle.

    Connections

    • Married Barbara Beverly Wexler, August 19, 1967. Children: Daniel Benjamin, Andrew Brett.
    • father: Benny Shikiar
    • mother: Rachel (Arestie) Shikiar
    • spouse: Barbara Beverly Wexler
    • children: Daniel Benjamin Shikiar
    • Andrew Brett Shikiar
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    Born April 4, 1946
    (age 71)
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