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Berelson, Bernard, 1912-1979


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  • Fuller Name

    • Bernard Reuben
  • Variants

    • us: Berelson, Barney, 1912-1979
    • us: Berelson, B. (Bernard), 1912-1979
    • us: Bereruson, Bānādo, 1912-1979
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        1912
    • Death Date

        1979
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Columbia University
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: University of Chicago
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Stanford University
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: American Academy of Arts and Sciences
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Population Council
    • Birth Place

        Spokane, Wash.
    • Gender

        male
    • Occupation

        Behavioral scientist
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    • Sources

      • found: Waples, D. What reading does to people.
      • found: His Berelson on population, c1988:p. vi (Bernard Berelson, 1912-1979) p. vii (Barney Berelson)
      • found: OCLC, June 26, 2006(hdg.: Berelson, Bernard; usage: B. Berelson, Bānādo Bereruson)
      • found: Elmira community study, 1948:title page (Bernard R. Berelson)
      • found: Wikipedia, via WWW, September 6, 2012(Bernard Berelson; Bernard Reuben Berelson (1912-1979) was an American behavioral scientist, known for work on communication and mass media; he was a leading proponent of the broad idea of the "behavioral sciences," a field he saw as including areas such as public opinion; he was born in Spokane, Washington; he majored in English at Whitman College, graduating in 1934; he took a library science degree at the University of Washington in 1936, and an English master's there in 1937; a doctoral degree in the Graduate Library School at the University of Chicago, under the influence of Douglas Waples and completed in 1941, led him into the field of public opinion; from 1944 he worked in applied social research at Columbia University; he returned to Chicago in 1946, and in 1952 became head of the Center for Advanced Studies in the Behavioral Sciences set up by the Ford Foundation at Stanford University; he moved back to Chicago in 1957 and to Columbia in 1960; he was elected a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 1962; the same year, he joined the Population Council, eventually becoming its President)
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      • 1980-07-17: new
      • 2012-09-10: revised
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