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Frances Degen Horowitz (born May 5, 1932) is an American developmental psychologist who served as president of the Graduate Center of the City University of New York from 1991 to 2005. Before that, she served as Vice Chancellor for Research, Graduate Studies and Public Service at the University of Kansas from 1978 to 1991, after having served as Chair of the Department of Human Development and Family Life at the University of Kansas from 1968 to 1978. She served as president of the American Psychological Foundation from 1991 to 1994 and of the Society for Research in Child Development from 1997 to 1999.[4]

Frances Degen Horowitz
Born (1932-05-05) May 5, 1932 (age 87)
NationalityUnited States
EducationAntioch College
Goucher College
University of Iowa
Spouse(s)
Floyd R. Horowitz (m. 1953–2014)
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Children2[4]
AwardsCenter for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences fellowship (1983–4)
Scientific career
FieldsDevelopmental psychology
InstitutionsUniversity of Kansas
Graduate Center of the City University of New York
ThesisThe Incentive Value of Social Stimuli for Preschool Children (1959)

Honors and awardsEdit

Horowitz is a member of Sigma Xi, as well as a fellow of both the American Psychological Association and the American Psychological Society. She held a fellowship at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences from 1983 to 1984. She was elected a fellow of the American Association for Advancement of Science in 1994, the New York Academy of Sciences in 2000,[4][5] and a member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2004.[6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Psychology in the United States". Jewish Women's Archive. Retrieved 2019-06-06.
  2. ^ Sigel, Irving (1995-04-21). "SRCD Oral History Interview" (PDF). Society for Research in Child Development. Retrieved 2019-06-05.
  3. ^ "University community remembers contributions of Floyd Horowitz". The University of Kansas (Press release). 2014-08-14. Retrieved 2019-06-06.
  4. ^ a b c "Frances Horowitz CV" (PDF). Society for Research in Child Development. Retrieved 2019-06-05.
  5. ^ "Historic Fellows". American Association for the Advancement of Science. Retrieved 2019-06-06.
  6. ^ "Press Release: Frances Degen Horowitz Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences". Graduate Center of the City University of New York (Press release). 2004-05-01. Retrieved 2019-06-06.