Feldman, Robert S. 1947- (Robert Stephen Feldman)

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Feldman, Robert S. 1947- (Robert Stephen Feldman)

PERSONAL:

Born 1947; married; wife a psychologist; children: three. Education: Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT, B.A. (with high honors); University of Wisconsin—Madison, M.S., Ph.D., 1974. Hobbies and other interests: Cooking, playing piano, travel.

ADDRESSES:

Office—College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, 225 Draper Hall, Amherst, MA 01003; fax: 413-545-4171. E-mail—[email protected]

CAREER:

University of Massachusetts at Amherst, professor of psychology, associate dean of College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, and director of Power-Up for Success program. Also taught at Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA; Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond; and Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT.

MEMBER: American Psychological Association (fellow), American Psychological Society (fellow).

AWARDS, HONORS:

Fulbright senior scholarship; grants from National Institute of Mental Health and National Institute on Disabilities and Rehabilitation Research.

WRITINGS:

(Editor) Development of Nonverbal Behavior in Children, Springer-Verlag (New York, NY), 1982.

(With James M. Royer) Educational Psychology: Applications and Theory, Knopf (New York, NY), 1984.

Social Psychology: Theories, Research, and Applications, McGraw-Hill (New York, NY), 1985.

(Editor) The Social Psychology of Education: Current Research and Theory, Cambridge University Press (New York, NY), 1986.

Understanding Psychology, McGraw-Hill (New York, NY), 1987, 8th edition, 2007.

Essentials of Understanding Psychology (abridged edition of Understanding Psychology), McGraw-Hill (New York, NY), 1989, 7th edition, 2007.

(Editor, with Bernard Rimé) Fundamentals of Nonverbal Behavior, Cambridge University Press (New York, NY), 1990.

(Editor) Applications of Nonverbal Behavioral Theories and Research, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates (Hillsdale, NJ), 1992.

Elements of Psychology, McGraw-Hill (New York, NY), 1992.

Understanding Stress (juvenile), Franklin Watts (New York, NY), 1992.

(With Joel A. Feinman) Who You Are: Personality and Its Development (juvenile), Franklin Watts (New York, NY), 1992.

Social Psychology, Prentice-Hall (Upper Saddle River, NJ), 1995, 3rd edition, 2001.

(Editor, with Erik J. Coats) Classic and Contemporary Readings in Social Psychology, Prentice-Hall (Upper Saddle River, NJ), 1996, 3rd edition, Pearson Education (Upper Saddle River, NJ), 2001.

The Psychology of Adversity, University of Massachusetts Press (Amherst, MA), 1996.

Development across the Life Span, Prentice-Hall (Upper Saddle River, NJ), 1997, 4th edition, with CD-ROM, 2006.

Child Development, Prentice-Hall (Upper Saddle River, NJ), 1998, 4th edition, with CD-ROM, 2007.

(Editor, with Pierre Philippot and Erik J. Coats) The Social Context of Nonverbal Behavior, Cambridge University Press (New York, NY), 1999.

Child Development: A Topical Approach, Prentice-Hall (Upper Saddle River, NJ), 1999.

P.O.W.E.R. Learning: Strategies for Success in College and Life, McGraw-Hill (Boston, MA), 2000, 3rd edition, 2007.

(Editor, with Pierre Philippot and Erik J. Coats, and contributor) Nonverbal Behavior in Clinical Settings, Oxford University Press (New York, NY), 2003.

(Editor, with Pierre Philippot) The Regulation of Emotion, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates (Mahwah, NJ), 2004.

(Editor) Improving the First Year of College: Research and Practice, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates (Mahwah, NJ), 2005.

(Editor, with Ronald E. Riggio) Applications of Nonverbal Communication, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates (Mahwah, NJ), 2005.

Author of numerous shorter works, including technical reports. Contributor to other books. Contributor to professional journals.

Feldman's writings have been widely translated, including publications in Chinese, French, Japanese, and Spanish.

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:

PERIODICALS

Booklist, March 15, 1993, Chris Sherman, review of Who You Are: Personality and Its Development, p. 1309.

Choice, February, 2004, S.A. Rollman, review of Nonverbal Behavior in Clinical Settings, p. 1159; February, 2005, R. Compton, review of The Regulation of Emotion, p. 1103.

Reference & Research Book News, December, 1996, review of The Psychology of Adversity, p. 38; February, 1999, review of Child Development, p. 94; February, 2001, review of Social Psychology, p. 101; May, 2005, review of Applications of Nonverbal Communication.

Science Books and Films, June, 1993, review of Who You Are, p. 110.

SciTech Book News, June, 2000, review of Development across the Life Span, p. 5; December, 2000, review of Child Development, p. 12; December, 2002, review of Development across the Life Span, p. 4; September, 2004, review of The Regulation of Emotion, p. 2; March, 2007, review of Understanding Psychology.

Technical Communication, August, 2006, Tom Warren, review of Applications of Nonverbal Communication, p. 371.

Voice of Youth Advocates, December, 1992, review of Understanding Stress, p. 306.

ONLINE

Social Psychology Network,http://socialpsychology.org/ (March 29, 2007), professional profile of author.

University of Massachusetts Web site,http://umass.edu/ (March 29, 2007), faculty profile of author.

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