Converse, Philip E.

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CONVERSE, Philip E. American, b. 1928. Genres: Politics/Government. Career: Assistant Professor, 1960-63, Associate Professor, 1963-65, Professor of Sociology and Political Science, 1965-75, Robert C. Angell Distinguished Professor of Political Science and Sociology, 1975-89, Director of Center for Political Studies, 1982-86, and Director of Institute for Social Research, 1986-89, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; Director, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford, California, 1989-94. President, International Society of Political Psychology, 1980-81; President, American Political Science Association, 1983-84. Publications: The American Voter, 1960; The Nature of Belief Systems in Mass Publics, 1964; Elections and the Political Order, 1966; The Human Meaning of Social Change, 1972; The Quality of American Life, 1976; Political Representation in France, 1986.