Boder, David P. (David Pablo), 1886-1961

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David P. Boder was professor at the National University of Mexico, 1920-1925 and at the Illinois Institute of Technology, 1937-1952. He was staff psychologist at Michael Reese Hospital, 1927-1933. Founder of the Psychological Museum, Chicago, Illinois in 1937. Materials authored by Boder include the Stanford Binet test for Mexico and "I did not interview the dead."

From the description of David P. Boder papers, 1927-1956. (University of Akron). WorldCat record id: 59006616

Boder was born in Libau, Latvia, Nov. 9, 1886; educated at Teachers College, Vilna, Lithuania, the Univ. of Leipzig (was briefly a student of Wilhelm Wundt), and the Psycho-Neurological Institute of St. Petersburg, 1907-12; MA, Univ. of Chicago, 1927; Ph. D, Northwestern Univ., 1934; was professor of psychology, National Univ. of Mexico while also director of psychological research and services at Penal Institutions, Federal District of Mexico, 1921-25; immigrated to US, 1926; married Dr. Dora Neveloff, 1925; staff psychologist, Michael Reese Hospital, Chicago, 1927-33; instructor and professor, Lewis Institute (now Illinois Institute of Technology), 1927-52; head, Dept. of psychology and philosophy, Lewis Institute, 1935-40; trustee and executive director of Psychological Museum, Chicago, 1937-57; psychological consultant with war training program of IIT during WWII; collected interviews with displaced persons in camps of France, Switzerland, Italy, and Germany; studied victims of Kansas City Flood, 1951; Director of Psychology and Research, Dept. of Mental Hygiene, Chicago Board of Health; participant in organization of Mental Hygiene Clinic, Ida B. Wells Public-Housing Project, May-Oct. 1952; became research assoc. in psychology, UCLA, 1952; fellow, American Psychological Assn.; died Dec. 18, 1961.

From the description of Papers, 1938-1957. (University of California, Los Angeles). WorldCat record id: 37998598

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Boder was born in Libau, Latvia, November 9, 1886; educated at Teachers College, Vilna, Lithuania, the University of Leipzig (was briefly a student of Wilhelm Wundt), and the Psycho-Neurological Institute of St. Petersburg, 1907-12; MA, University of Chicago, 1927; Ph.D, Northwestern University, 1934; was professor of psychology, National University of Mexico while also director of psychological research and services at Penal Institutions, Federal District of Mexico, 1921-25; immigrated to U.S., 1926; married Dr. Dora Neveloff, 1925; staff psychologist, Michael Reese Hospital, Chicago, 1927-33; instructor and professor, Lewis Institute (now Illinois Institute of Technology), 1927-52; head, Department of psychology and philosophy, Lewis Institute, 1935-40; trustee and executive director of Psychological Museum, Chicago, 1937-57; psychological consultant with war training program of IIT during World War II; collected interviews with displaced persons in camps of France, Switzerland, Italy, and Germany; studied victims of Kansas City Flood, 1951; Director of Psychology and Research, Department of Mental Hygiene, Chicago Board of Health; participant in organization of Mental Hygiene Clinic, Ida B. Wells Public-Housing Project, May-October 1952; became research associate in psychology, UCLA, 1952; fellow, American Psychological Association; died December 18, 1961.

From the guide to the David Pablo Boder Papers, 1938-1957, (University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.)

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Birth 1886-11-09

Death 1961-12-18

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