Biographies

Biographies

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Adkins, Dorothy Christina
Thurstone, T. G. (1976). Dorothy C. Adkins (1912–1975). Psychometrika, 41(4), 434-437.
Psychology’s Feminist Voices.

Andersen, Erling B.
Kreiner, S. (2006). Obituary: Erling B. Andersen (20 October 1939 – 18 September 2004). Psychometrika, 71(1), 5-6.

Arabie, Phipps
Hubert, L. (2012). In memoriam: Phipps Arabie 1948-2011Journal of Classification 29(3), 260-261.

Birnbaum, Allan
Barnard, G. A., & Godambe, V. P. (1982). Memorial Article: Allan Birnbaum 1923-1976Annals of Statistics 10(4), 1033–1039
Johnson, N. L., & Kotz, S.  (1997). Allan Birnbaum. In N. L. Johnson and S. Kotz (eds). Leading personalities in statistical sciences from the seventeenth century to the present (pp.83-85). New York: Wiley.
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Bock, R. Darrell
Wainer, H., & Robinson, D. H. (2006). Profiles in Research: R. Darell BockJournal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics, 31(1),101-122.

Brogen, Hubert E.
CV and Obituary from Department of Psychological Sciences and Archives, Purdue University.

Burt, Sir Cyril Lodowic
Jensen, A. R. (1972). Sir Cyril Burt (1883–1971)Psychometrika, 37(2), 115-117.

Carroll, J. Douglas
Heiser, W. J. (2012). In Memoriam: J. Douglas Carroll 1939-2011Journal of Classification 29, 263-276.
Heiser, W. J. (2013). In Memoriam, J. Douglas Carroll 1939–2011Psychometrika, 78(1), 5-13.4

Cleary, T. Anne
Clifford, M. M. (1992). In Memoriam: T. Anne Cleary (1935-1991)Educational Researcher, 21(1), 28-42.

Conrad, Herbert Spencer
Huddleston, E. M. (1972). Herbert S. ConradPsychometrika, 37(3), 239-240.

Coombs, Clyde H.
Dawes, R.M., & Tversky, A. (1989). Clyde Hamilton Coombs (1912-1988)American Psychologist, 44(11), 1415-1416.
Tversky, A. (1992). Clyde Hamilton Coombs 1912-1988: A Biographical MemoirNational Academy of Sciences. Washington, DC.
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Cronbach, Lee J.
Shavelson, R. J., & Gleser, G. (2002). Lee J. Cronbach (1916-2001) – ObituaryAmerican Psychologist, 57(5), 360-361.
Shavelson, R. J. (2002). In Memoriam: Lee J. Cronbach, 1916-2001Educational Researcher, 31(2), 37-39. 
Shavelson, R. J. (2009). Lee J. Cronbach 1916-2001: A Biographical Memoir. National Academy of Sciences. Washington, DC.
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Cureton, Edward E.
Shrader, R. R., & Loveland, E. H. (1994). Edward E. (Ted) Cureton (1902-1992): ObituaryAmerican Psychologist, 4(4), 350.

Davis, Frederick B.
Flanagan, J. C. (1976). Frederick Barton Davis (1909–1975)Psychometrika,41(1), 4-7.

de Leeuw, J.
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Dubois, Philip H.
Thumin, F. J., & Barclay, A. G. (2002). Philip Hunter DuBois (1903-1998): ObituaryAmerican Psychologist, 57(5), 368.
See here for his obituary from Washington University, St. Louis.

Dunlap, Jack W.
Kurtz, A. K. (1979). Jack W. Dunlap (1902-1977)American Pychologist, 34(6), 538.

Edgerton, Harold A.
Layton, W. L. (2003). Harold A. Edgerton (1904-2003)American Psychologist, 58(12), 1098.

Edwards, Allen L.
Sarason, I. G. (1997). Allen L. Edwards (1914-1994): ObituaryAmerican Psychologist, 52(1), 68.

Ekman, Gösta
Jones, L. V. (1972). Gösta Ekman (1920–1971)Psychometrika, 37(1), 1-2.

Embretson, Susan E.
Wainer, H., & Robinson, D. H. (2007). Profiles in Research: Susan EmbretsonJournal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics, 32(4), 431-439.

Fechner, Gustav
Boring, E. G. (1961). Fechner: Inadvertent founder of psychophysicsPsychometrika, 26(1), 3-8.

Flanagan, John C. 
Anonymous (1977).  Distinguished professional contribution award for 1976American Psychologist, 32(1), 72-79.
Anonymous (1993). APF Gold medal awards and distinguished teaching of psychology awardAmerican Psychologist, 48(7), 717-725.
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Geisser, Seymour
Christensen, R., & Johnson, W. (2007). A conversation with Seymour GeisserStatistical Science, 22(4), 621-636.

Green, Bert F.
Robinson, D. H. (2004). Profiles in Research: Bert F. GreenJournal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics, 29(2), 261-268.

Guilford, J. P.
Michael, W. B., Comrey, A. L., & Fruchter, B. (1963). J. P. Guilford: Psychologist and teacherPsychological Bulletin, 60(1), 1-34.
Comrey, A. L., Michael, W. B., & Fruchter, B. (1988). J. P. Guilford (1897–1987)Psychometrika, 53(2), 149-152.

Gulliksen, Harold O.
Messick, S. (1998). Harold Oliver Gulliksen (1903-1996): ObituaryAmerican Psychologist, 53(5), 564-565.

Guttman, Louis E.
Lingoes, J. C., Tucker, L. R., & Shye, S. (1988). Louis E. Guttman (1916–1987)Psychometrika, 53(2), 153-159.
Katz, E. (1988). In memoriam: Louis Guttman, 1916–1987Public Opinion Quarterly, 52(2), 240-242.
Shye, S. (2004). Guttman, LouisEncyclopedia of Statistical Sciences. New York: Wiley.
Zimmerman, D. W., Williams, R. H., Zumbo, B. D., & Ross, D. (2005). Louis Guttman’s Contributions to Classical Test TheoryInternational Journal of Testing, 5(1), 81-95.

Harman, Harry H.
Messick, S. (1977). Harry Horace Harman (1913–1976)Psychometrika, 42(1), 4-6.

Harris, Chester
Wilcox, R. (1994).  Obituary: Chester HarrisPsychometrika, 59(4), 437.

Harshman, Richard A.
Sidiropoulos, N. & Bro, R. (2009). In memory of Richard HarshmanJournal of Chemometrics, 23, 315.
See here for his remembrance page.
See here for his research page.
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Holland, Paul W.
Robinson, D. H. (2005). Profiles in Research: Paul W. HollandJournal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics, 30(3), 343-350.

Holzinger, Karl
JohnHarman, H. H. (1954). Karl John HolzingerPsychometrika, 19(2), 95-96.

Horn, John L.
McArdle, J. J. (2007). John L. Horn (1928-2006)American Psychologist, 62(6), 596-597. 
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Humphreys, Lloyd Girton
Lubinski, D. (2003). Lloyd Girton Humphreys (1913–2003)Psychometrika,68(4), 483-484.
Lubinski, D. (2006). Lloyd G. Humphreys: 1913-2003 – ObituaryAmerican Journal of Psychology, 119(2), 301-310.
Lubinski, D. (2004). Lloyd G. Humphreys: Quintessential scientist (1913-2003) – ObituaryIntelligence, 32(3), 221-226.

Jones, Lyle V.
Wainer, H. (2003). Lyle V. Jones: BiographyJournal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics, 28(4), 389-394.
Thissen, D. (2016). Remembering Lyle V. Jones (1924-2016). Psychometrika, 81(3), 904-905.

Jöreskog, Karl Gustav
Wainer, H. (2011). Profiles in Research: Karl Gustav JöreskogJournal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics, 36(3), 403-412.

Kaiser, Henry Felix
See here for his obituary from the University of California, Berkeley
Jensen, A. R., & Wilson, M. (1992), Henry Felix Kaiser (1927-1992)American Psychologist, 49(12), 1085.
Mulaik, S. A., Hirsch, J., Schonemann, P., Eber, H., Horn, J., Glass, G. V., Meredith, W., & Bentler, P. (1992). Kaiser, Henry Felix 1927-1992Multivariate Behavioral Research, 27(1), 159-171.

Kelley, Truman Lee
Flanagan, J. C. (1961). Truman Lee KelleyPsychometrika, 26(4), 342-345.

Kruskal, Joseph B.
Carroll, J. D., & Arabie, P. (2013). In Memoriam Joseph B. Kruskal 1928–2010Psychometrika, 78(2), 237-239.
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Lawley, Derrick Norman
Finney, D. J. Derrick Norman Lawley

Lord, Frederic Mather
Wainer, H., & Stocking, M. (2000). Obituary Frederic Mather Lord (1912–2000)Psychometrika, 65(2), 143-144.
Wainer, H. (2000). In Memoriam: Frederic Mather Lord (1912-2000)Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, 19(2), 24-25.
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Lorge, Irving
Thorndike, R. L. (1961). Irving LorgePsychometrika, 26(1), 1-2

Luce, R. Duncan
Gallistel, C. R., & Krantz, D. H. (2013). R. Duncan Luce (1925-2012)The American Journal of Psychology, 126(4), 493-498.
Link, S., Narens, L., & Townsend, J. (2012). In Memoriam: R. Duncan Luce (1925-2012). Proceedings of Fechner Day, 28(1), 1-5.

McDonald, Roderick P.
Maydeu-Olivares, A., & McArdle, J. J. (2005). Roderick P. McDonald: A Personal History. In Albert Maydeu-Olivares and John J. McArdle (Ed.). Contemporary psychometrics: A festschrift for Roderick P. McDonald (pp.xi-xviii). Mahwah, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum.
Wainer, H., & Robinson, D. H. (2007). Profiles in Research: Roderick P. McDonaldJournal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics, 32(3), 315-332.

McNemar, Quinn 
Hastorf, A. H., Hilgard, E. R., & Sears, R. R. (1988). McNemar, Quinn (1900-1986) – ObituaryAmerican Psychologist, 43(3), 196-197.

Meredith, William
See here his obituary from the University of California, Berkeley

Millsap, Roger
Maydeu-Olivares, A. (2014). In Memoriam, Roger E. Millsap 1954–2014Psychometrika, 79(3), 355-356.

Molenaar, Ivo
Sijtsma, K. (2018). Obituary for Ivo MolenaarPsychometrika.

Mosier, Charles Jsaar
Gulliksen, H. (1951). Charles Jsaar Mosier 1910–1951Psychometrika, 16(1), 1-2.

Mosteller, Frederick
Fienberg, S. E, Hoaglin, D. C., & Tanur, J. M. (2013). Frederick Mosteller 1916-2006: A bibliographical memoir. National Academy of Sciences. Washington, DC.
Fienberg, S. E, & Tanur, J. M. Frederick Mosteller 1916-2006. 
American Statistical Association. Frederick Mosteller 1916-2006. Statisticians In History.
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Mulaik, Stanley
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Novick, Melvin R.
Angoff, W. H. (1987). Novick, Melvin R. (1932-1986)American Psychologist, 42(7), 754. 
Lewis, C. (1986). Melvin R. Novick (1932–1986)Psychometrika, 51(4), 511-512.

Olkin, Ingram
Beretvas, S. N. (2006). Profiles in Research: Ingram OlkinJournal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics, 31(4), 449-468.
Sampson, A. R. (2007). A conversation with Ingram OlkinStatistical Science, 22(3), 450-475.
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Rasch, Georg
Andersen, E. B. (1982). Georg Rasch (1901–1980)Psychometrika, 47(4), 375-376.
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Richardson, Marion
WebsterLorr, M., & Heiser, R. B. (1965). Marion Webster Richardson (1896–1965)Psychometrika, 30(3), 235-237.

Rost, Jürgen
von Davier, M., Carstensen, C., Langeheine, R., & Eid, M. (2018).  In memoriam Jürgen RostPsychometrika.

Rubin, Donald B.
Li, F., & Mealli, F. (2014). A conversation with Donald B. RubinStatistical Science, 29(3), 439-457.

Rulon, Phillip Justin
Carroll, J. B. (1969). Phillip Justin Rulon (1900–1968)Psychometrika, 34(1), 1-3.

Samejima, Fumiko
Wainer, H., & Robinson, D. H. (2007). Fumiko SamejimaJournal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics, 32(2), 206-222.

Schleiblechner, Hartmann
H.Kubinger, K. D. (2013). In Memoriam Hartmann H. ScheiblechnerPsychological Test and Assessment Modeling, 55(2), 226.

Shaffer, Juliet Popper
Robinson, D. (2005). Profiles in Research: Juliet Popper ShafferJournal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics, 30(1), 93-103.

Spearman, Charles
Holzinger, K. J. (1945). Spearman as I knew himPsychometrika, 10(4), 231-235.
Thomson, G. (1947). Charles Spearman. 1863-1945Obituary Notices of Fellows of the Royal Society, 5(15), 373-385.
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Stalnaker, John M.
Anonymous (1990). John M. Stalnaker (1903-1990)Psychometrika, 55(4), 575.
NY Times Obituary

Stevens, Stanley Smith
Galanter, E. (1974). Stanley Smith Stevens 1906–1973Psychometrika, 39(1), 1-2.

Thomson, Sir Godfrey
Thurstone, L. L. (1955). Sir Godfrey ThomsonPsychometrika, 20(3), 171-172.

Thorndike, Edward Lee
Woodworth, R. S. (1952). Edward Lee Thorndike (1874-1949): A biographical memoirNational Academy of Sciences. Washington, DC.
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Thorndike, Robert L.
Wolf, R. M. (1991). In Memoriam-Robert L. Thorndike (1910-1990)Educational Researcher, 20(3), 22-23.

Thurstone, Louis Leon
Anonymous (1956). A tribute to L. L. ThurstonePsychometrika, 21(4), 309-312.
Burt, C. (1956). Professor L. L. ThurstoneBritish Journal of Statistical Psychology, 9(1), 1-4.
Guilford, J. P. (1955). Louis Leon ThurstonePsychometrika, 20(4), 263-265.
Guilford, J. P. (1957). Louis Leon Thurstone (1887-1955): A biographical memoir. National Academy of Sciences. Washington, DC.
Gulliksen, H. (1968). Louis Leon Thurstone, experimental and mathematical psychologistAmerican Psychologist, 23(11), 786-802.
Guilford, J. P. (1957). Louis Leon Thurstone (1887-1955): A biographical memoir. National Academy of Sciences. Washington, DC.
Horst, P. (1955). Thurstone, L.L. and the science of human behaviorScience, 122(3183), 1259-1260.
Jones, L. V. (1998). LL Thurstone’s vision of psychology as a quantitative rational science. In Gregory A. Kimble & Michael Wertheimer (Eds.). Portraits of pioneers in psychology, Vol.3 (pp.84-102). American Psychological Association.
Thurstone, L. L. (1952). L. L. Thurstone. In Gardner Lindzey (Ed.) A History of Psychology in Autobiography, Vol 6 (pp. 294-321). Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall. See also here.
Wolfle, D. (1956). Thurstone, Louis Leon, 1987-1955American Journal of Psychology, 69(1), 131-134.
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Torgerson, Warren S.
Green, B. (1999). Warren S. TorgersonPsychometrika, 64(1), 3-4.

Tucker, Ledyard R.
Dorans, N. J., MacCallum, R. C., & Vermilion, L. (2004). Profiles in Research: Ledyard TuckerJournal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics, 29(1),145-151.
Dorans, N. J., & MacCallum, R. C. (2005). Ledyard R Tucker (1910-2004)Psychometrika, 70(1), 9-10.
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Tversky, Amos N.
Kahnemann, D., & Shafir, E. (1998). Obituary: Amos Tversky (1937–2006)American Psychologist, 53(7), 793-794.
See here for Memorial Resolution from Stanford University Historical Society
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Wainer, Howard

Robinson, D. H. (2005). Profiles in Research: Howard WainerJournal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics, 30(4), 465-476.

Winer, Ben J.
Picture, CV and obituaries from Department of Psychological Sciences, Purdue University.

Wilks, Samuel S.
Gulliksen, H. (1964). Samuel Stanlep Wilks 1906-1964Psychometrika, 29(2), 102-104.

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