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Remembering Jim Morgan, founding member of ISR and creator of the PSID

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Mon, Jan 22, 2018, noon: Narayan Sastry

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ISR's Don Pelz remembered

PSC Announcement, 2016

03/01/2016

Donald C. Pelz, a founding member of the Institute for Social Research, died on Feb. 27, 2016 at the age of 94. He was a professor of psychology at U-M from 1948 to 1987. At ISR, he was a member of the Survey Research Center and director of the Center for Research on Utilization of Scientific Knowledge (CRUSK), 1974-79. From 1956 to 1976, he published a series of books and articles on the social factors associated with scientific performance. His most widely cited work is a 1966 book coauthored with Frank Andrews, Scientists in Organizations: Productive Climates for Research and Development.

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1964 meeting of CRUSK

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