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Psychology educator

Robert Mann Thorndike, American Psychology educator.

Background

Thorndike, Robert Mann was born on March 2, 1943 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Robert Ladd and Dorothy Vernon (Mann) Thorndike.

Education

Bachelor, Wesleyan University, 1965; Doctor of Philosophy, University of Minnesota, 1970.

Career

From assistant to associate professor, Western Washington State College, Bellingham, 1970-1977; professor, Western Washington State College, Bellingham, since 1977.

Membership

Member American Association of University Professors (Executive Board directors Western Washington U. chapter 1972-1977, vice president 1977-1978, president, 1978-1982, treasurer Washington state conference, 1976-1979, vice president 1980-1981, president, 1981-1983, secretary national assembly state conferences, 1982-1984, vice chair 1985-1987), American Ednl. Research Association (division D measurement and statistics), Psychometric Society, Society Multivariate Experimental Psychology, American Psychological Association (division 5 measurement and statistics), American Psychological Society, National Association School Psychology, National Association Scholars, National Power Squadron (commission on instructor qualification 1982-1986, teaching aids committee 1986-1991).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: sailing, golf, tennis, military history.

Connections

Married Elva Stewart, December 21, 1963. Children: Tracy Kathleen Thorndike-Christ, Kristi Annual.

father:
Robert Ladd Thorndike

mother:
Dorothy Vernon (Mann) Thorndike

spouse:
Elva Stewart

children:
Tracy Kathleen Thorndike-Christ Thorndike

Kristi Annual Thorndike