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Loase, John F. 1947-

LOASE, John F. 1947-


Born October 18, 1947, in Tuckahoe, NY; son of Raymond (a salesman) and Marguerite (a secretary) Loase; married; wife's name Gretchen; children: Heather, John. Ethnicity: "Caucasian." Education: Columbia University, three master's degrees, Ph.D., 1983. Politics: Liberal. Religion: Christian.


Home—358 Lakeshore Dr., Pleasantville, NY 10570. Office—Concordia College, Bronxville, NY 10708. E-mail—[email protected]


Concordia College, Bronxville, NY, professor of statistics and department chair. Westchester Community College of the State University of New York, Valhalla, professor, 1986—; Iona College, New Rochelle, NY, faculty member, 1990-95; New York University, New York, NY, adjunct associate professor, 1993. Seminar presenter at institutions, including Harvard University, Boston, MA; University of California, Berkeley; Clark University, Worcester, MA; John Jay College of Criminal Justice of the City University of New York, New York, NY; Sonoma State University, Sonoma, CA. National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA, director of program on statistical modeling, 1992-96.


American Association for Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development (president, 1985-90).


Excellence in Teaching, State University of New York Chancellor's Award, 1992; Nomination for Case United States Professor of the Year, 1992, 1993; National Award for Teaching Excellence, University of Texas, 1993.


Sigfluence: Enduring Positive Influence, Peter Lang Publishing (New York, NY), 1988, new edition, University Press of America (Lanham, MD), 1994.

Sigfluence III: The Key to "It's a Wonderful Life," University Press of America (Lanham, MD), 1996.

Sigfluence, BlueBird Publishing, 1997.

Our Neglect, Denial, and Fear, Kroshka Books (Huntington, NY), 2000.

Theory and Management of Sigfluence: Significant, Positive, Long-Term, Interpersonal Influence, University Press of America (Lanham, MD), 2002.

Contributor to Mathematical Modeling, edited by X. Avula, Pergamon Press (Elmsford, NY), 1995. Contributor to International Journal of Mathematical Modeling.


Sigfluence 8.


John F. Loase told CA: "Sigfluence, my new word for significant, long-term, positive influence, is the focus of my eighteen years of research and my books. Sigfluence is neglected in our schools, our businesses, and perhaps most sadly, in our personal lives.

"My mission is to awaken as many as possible to the lost human potential and covert bias in our widespread neglect of sigfluence and the dynamic energy created for the individual and for society of living in harmony with our sigfluence potential. My work is solidly based on statistics, psychology, linguistics, education, and extensive interviews."

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