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Harold Takooshian

Harold Takooshian

Harold Takooshian has been a member of the faculty at Fordham University since 1975, having begun his college teaching career at age 23. He has taught in both the U.S. and in South America. He was named a U.S. Fulbright Scholar to the USSR in 1987-88, and to Russia (fall of 2013) at the Higher School of Economics in Moscow.

Dr. Takooshian is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, and has served as a national officer or President of Psi Chi (1993-2000), President of APA Divisions of International Psychology (2003) and General Psychology (2007), chair of the New York group of SPSSI, and a representative of APA to the United Nations. In 2010 Psi Chi honored Dr. Takooshian with the Florence L. Denmark National Faculty Advisor Award:

Dr. Takooshian's research interests focus on applied social/personality psychology, industrial psychology, applied psychometrics, attitude survey research methods, urban psychology, ethnicity and feminism, cross-cultural psychology, and student excellence. He is known for his encouragement of students' independent research, having sponsored over 200 student publications or conference publications.

Primary Interests:

  • Applied Social Psychology
  • Attitudes and Beliefs
  • Culture and Ethnicity
  • Gender Psychology
  • Helping, Prosocial Behavior
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Personality, Individual Differences
  • Research Methods, Assessment

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Harold Takooshian
Department of Psychology
113 West 60th Street
Fordham University
New York, New York 10023
United States of America

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