Isidor Chein

Isidor Chein (March 12, 1912 – April 18, 1981) was a noted psychologist. A native to New York City, Chein received a Bachelor of Science in social science from the City College in 1932 and a masters and doctorate from Columbia University. Chein's research had social significance. He largely conducted research on three topics: attitude change in the context of inter-group relations, minority group identification, and opiate addiction in juveniles. He also wrote about the scientific foundations of psychology.  

Chein served a member of, or consultant to, a number of research advisory committees. For example, Chein served on the American Psychology Associates’ Council of Representatives and Policy and Planning Board, the National Association of the Prevention of Addiction to Narcotics, and the National Jewish Welfare Board. In addition, Chein served as a research associate of New York City Mayor Fiorello La Guardia’s Committee on Unity. As a member of Mayor La Guardia's administration, Chein worked on social problems affecting New York City. Chein served as the director of research for the Commission on Community Interrelations of the American Jewish Congress, vice president of the Psychological Service Center of the New York Society of Clinical Psychologists, and president of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues. Provided by Wikipedia
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    by Chein, Isidor, 1912-
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