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William Emil Kappauf

educator , psychologist

William Emil Kappauf, American educator, psychologist. Recipient Presidential certificate of merit, 1948. Member American, Midwestern psychological associations, Society Experimental Psychologists (secretary-treasurer 1967-1970), American Association University Professors, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi.

Background

Kappauf, William Emil was born on October 2, 1913 in New York City. Son of William Emil and Juliet Theodora (Bonnlander) Kappauf.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Columbia, 1934. Master of Arts, Brown U., 1935. Doctor of Philosophy, University Rochester, 1937.

Career

Instructor psychology U. Rochester, 1937-1941. Research projects under National Defense Research Committee and Office of Scientific Research and Development, 1941-1946. Associate professor Princeton, 1946-1951.

Professor of University Illinois, Champaign, 1951-1980, associate head department psychology, 1976-1978. Consultant Bell Telephone laboratories. Consultant, panel member Military Agilysys, National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health.

Works

  • Editor: American Journal Psychology, 1971. Contributor articles to professional jours.

Membership

Member American, Midwestern psychological associations, Society Experimental Psychologists (secretary-treasurer 1967-1970), American Association University Professors, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Catharine Anne Hamilton, June 16, 1945. Children: Barbara, Charles, Katharine, William.

father:
William Emil Kappauf

mother:
Juliet Theodora (Bonnlander) Kappauf

spouse:
Catharine Anne Hamilton

children:
Barbara Kappauf

Charles Kappauf

Katharine Kappauf

William Kappauf