Herbert C. Kelman received the IACM Lifetime Achievement Award in 1998. He is the Richard Clarke Cabot Professor of Social Ethics at Harvard University and Director of the Program on International Affairs. Born in Vienna, Austria, he became a U.S. citizen and he received his Ph.D. in Social Psychology from Yale University. He served as Chair of the Middle East Seminar at Harvard since 1977 and chaired the Doctoral Program in Social Psychology since 1994. During the 1960s, he worked as a professor of psychology and research psychologist at the Center for Research on Conflict Resolution at the University of Michigan, and during the 1970s and 1980s, he served as a Visiting Professor or Resident Scholar at a number of institutions including the Interfaith Academy of Peace at the Tantur Ecumenical Center for Theological Research in Jerusalem, Israel, and the United States Institute of Peace. Herbert is past president of the International Studies Association, the International Society of Political Psychology, and is a Fellow of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues. He served as President of the Division of Personality and Social Psychology of the American Psychological Association (APA). He chaired the Section on Social Psychology of the American Sociological Association (ASA) and Psychologist for Social responsibility. He was President of the Peace Science Society International during 1975-76. He received the Lifetime Contribution Award by the Division of Peace Psychology of APA (1997), the Distinguished Career Award by the Peace and War Section of ASA (1995), the Award for Distinguished Contributions in the Psychology of Peace and Conflict Resolution from Psychologists for Social Responsibility (1992), and the Inter-American Psychology Award (1883), plus numerous honorary doctorates from a variety of institutions.
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