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Editor , Political scientist , writer

Doris Appel Graber, American political scientist, writer, editor. Recipient Frank Goodnow award, American Political Science Association, 1999, Distinguished Alumna award, Washington University, 2001, Scholar award, University Illinois, Chicago, 2003-2006, Inspire award, 2009, Swanson award, International Communication Association, 2010.

Background

Graber, Doris Appel was born on November 11, 1923 in St. Louis. Daughter of Ernest and Martha (Insel) Appel.

Education

AB, Washington University, St. Louis, 1941. Master of Arts, Washington University, St. Louis, 1942. Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1947.

Career

Feature writer, St. Louis County Observer, University City Tribune, St. Louis, 1939-1941;civilian director, United States Army Ednl. Reconditioning Program, Camp Maxey, Texas, 1943-1945;editor legal magazines, Commerce Clearing House, Chicago, 1945-1946;lecturer political science, Northwestern University, 1948-1949;lecturer political science, University of Chicago, 1950-1951;research associate Center for Study American Foreign and Military Policy, University of Chicago, 1952-1971;lecturer political science, North Park College, 1952;member of faculty, University of Illinois, Chicago, since 1964;associate professor political science, University of Illinois, Chicago, 1964-1969;professor, University of Illinois, Chicago, since 1970;editor textbooks, Harper & Row, Evanston, 1956-1963.

Works

Membership

Member League of Women Voters, American Association Public Opinion Research, Midwest Association Public Opinion Research (council 1978-1983, program chairman 1978-1979, president 1980-1981, Career award 1988), Midwest Political Science Association (past president 1972-1973, council 1973-1974, program section chair 1979, Career award 1994), American Political Science Association (council 1978-1979, vice president 1980-1981, program chairman 1984, chairman political communications section 1989-1991, chairman editorial board Political Science 1992-1994), International Political Science Association, National Communications Association (Career award, 2006), International Commission Association (division program chairman 1978-1980, division chairman 1980-1982, chairman program 1990, chairman pre-program 2004, Career award 1996, 2010), Association Education for Journalism, Academy Political Science, American Academy Political and Social Science, International Society Political Psychology (council 1992-1993, 95-98, co-program chairman 1993-1994, president 1995-1996, Career award, 2007), Phi Beta Kappa (president Iota of Illinois chapter 1991-1992), Pi Sigma Alpha, Pi Alpha Alpha.

Connections

Married Thomas M. Graber, June 15, 1941. Children: Lee Winston, Thomas Woodrow, Jack Douglas, Jim Murray, Susan Doris.

father:
Ernest Appel

mother:
Martha (Insel) Appel

spouse:
Thomas M. Graber

children:
Lee Winston Graber

Thomas Woodrow Graber

Jack Douglas Graber

Jim Murray Graber

Susan Doris Graber