SHIBUTANI, Tamotsu. American, b. 1920. Genres: Psychology, Sociology. Career: Instructor in Sociology, University of Chicago, 1948-51; Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of California, Berkeley, 1951-57; University of California, Santa Barbara, Associate Professor 1962-66, Professor, 1966-91, Professor Emeritus of Sociology, 1991-. Publications: Society and Personality, 1961; (with K.M. Kwan) Ethnic Stratification, 1965; Improvised News: A Sociological Study of Rumor, 1966; (ed.) Human Nature and Collective Behavior: Papers in Honor of Herbert Blumer, 1970; The Derelicts of Company K, 1978; Social Processes, 1986; Individuality and Social Control: Essays in Honor of Tamotsu Shibutani, ed. by K.M. Kwan, 1996. Address: 2088 Cliff Dr, Santa Barbara, CA 93109, U.S.A.