Nebraska Authors

Joseph McVicker Hunt

Born 1906-01-01 near Scottsbluff, NE (USA)

Died 1991-01-16
Urbana, IL (USA)

The author's research focused on the effects of experiences in infancy on human development.

Places Lived

Scottsbluff, NE
New York, NY
Urbana, IL

Author Of

  • Nonfiction




PhD Cornell U.;



Places Worked

Institute of Welfare Research, Community Service Society in NY (40s & 50s)
Univ. of Illinois (retired, 1974)


Pres. American Psychology Assoc. 1951
His book cited by education authorities as influence in making the Head Start Program a part of the war on poverty
Chair, 1966 White House task force on the role of government in childhood development and education
Honorary degrees from UN and Brown U.
APAs Gold Medal Award in 1979


Served as consultant to Lincoln's Selection Research.


Intelligence and Experience. 1961.

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