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educational researcher

George William Bohrnstedt, American educational researcher. Fellow National Science Foundation, 1963, National Institute of Mental Health, 1964-1966, Center for Advanced Studies in Behavioral Sciences, 1986-1987; Foundation for Child Development Belding scholar, 1976-1977. Served to the United States Army, 1962; Member American Sociological Association, Psychometric Society, Society Experimental Social Psychologists.

Background

Bohrnstedt, George William was born on September 28, 1938 in Arcadia, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Russell Gail and Agnes (Brecht) Bohrnstedt.

Education

Student, Winona State College, 1956-1958;Bachelor of Science, University Wisconsin, 1960;Master of Arts, University Wisconsin, 1963;Doctor of Philosophy, University Wisconsin, 1966.

Career

Research associate, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1966-1969;associate professor, Minneapolis, 1969-1973;department chairman sociology, Minneapolis, 1970-1973;professor, Indiana U., Bloomington, 1973-1988;department chairman sociology, Indiana U., Bloomington, 1982-1986;director Institute Social Research, Indiana U., Bloomington, 1974-1979;senior vice-president, director, American Institute for Research, Palo Alto, California, 1988-1996;senior vice president for research, American Institute for Research, Palo Alto, California, since 1996.

Works

Membership

Served to the United States Army, 1962. Member American Sociological Association, Psychometric Society, American Statistical Association, Society Experimental Social Psychologists.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: jazz musician.

Connections

Married Josephine Orlanda, August 11, 1962 (divorced 1973). Children– Elizabeth (deceased), Brian, Matthew. Married Jennifer Lou Cain, September 28, 1980.

1 child, Kassandra.

father:
Russell Gail Bohrnstedt

mother:
Agnes (Brecht) Bohrnstedt

spouses:
Josephine Orlanda

Jennifer Lou Cain

children:
Elizabeth Bohrnstedt (deceased)

Brian Bohrnstedt

Matthew Bohrnstedt

Kassandra Bohrnstedt