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Overview In 1953 Donald Campbell becamse associate professor of psychology at Northwestern University, advancing to full professor in 1958. He left Northwestern in 1979 to take up a position at Syracuse University. His papers document the principal activities of Campbell's life and his career as a professor of psychology whose research focused on scientific inquiry, which he explored in methodological treatises on field research and research design. The bulk of the collection dates between 1947 and 1996...
Overview Byron Claude Mathis joined the Northwestern University faculty as assistant professor of education in 1956 and was promoted to associate professor in 1960. In 1965 he became professor of education and psychology. Mathis was also active as an administrator, serving as assistant dean, then associate dean of the Graduate School. Mathis major general interest was the application of psychology to education. Most of his research dealt with faculty development, especially to improve the quality of...
Abstract Sekular joined Northwestern's faculty in 1965 as a professor of psychology. His research interests were primarily in the fields of perception, vision, illusions, and reading, especially among the elderly. The Robert W. Sekuler Papers fill thirteen boxes and span the period 1960-1989. They are organized in five categories: correspondence, teaching files, research files, papers presented before professional organizations, and publications. Four folders of biographical materials are also included.