Leanne Rivlin

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Leanne Rivlin (b. 1929) is an originator of the Environmental Psychology Doctoral Program at the CUNY Graduate Center in the late 1960s.

Biography[edit]

Education[edit]

Career[edit]

  • Professor, Dept. of Psychology, Environmental Psychology PhD Program, The Graduate Center of The City University of New York (1974–present)
  • Research Associate, Environmental Psychology PhD Program, The Graduate Center of The City University of New York (1970–1974)
  • Research Associate, Brooklyn College & The Graduate Center, Ward Design Study (1963–1970)
  • Research Consultant, Hunter College High School, Evaluation of experimental arts program on creativity (1960–1962)
  • Lecturer, City College, Department of Education (1960)
  • Research Associate, Horace Mann-Lincoln Institute, Teachers College, Study of creativity in children (1957–1960)
  • Instructor, Brooklyn College, Department of Psychology (1955–1959)

Publications[edit]

Books[edit]

  • Carr, S., Francis, M. Rivlin, L.G., Stone, A.M. (1992; 1995). Public Space. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Ittelson, W.H., Proshansky, H.M., Rivlin, L.G., Winkel, G.H. (1974). An Introduction to Environmental Psychology. New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston.
  • Proshansky, H.M., Ittelson, W.H., Rivlin, L.G. (1970). Environmental Psychology: Man and His Physical Setting. New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston.
  • Proshansky, H.M., Ittelson, W.H., Rivlin, L.G. (1976). Environmental Psychology: People and Their Physical Settings, 2nd Edition. Oxford: Holt, Rinehart & Winston.
  • Rivlin, L.G., Wolfe, M. (1985). Institutional Settings in Children's Lives. New York: John Wiley & Sons.

Journal Articles & Book Chapters[edit]

  • Ittelson, W.H., Proshansky, H.M., Rivlin, L.G. (1970). Bedroom size and social interaction of the psychiatric ward. Environment and Behavior, 2, 255-270.
  • Ittelson, W.H., Proshansky, H.M., Rivlin, L.G. (1970). The environmental psychology of the psychiatric ward. In Proshansky, H.M., Ittelson, W.H., Rivlin, L.G. (Eds.). Environmental Psychology: Man and His Physical Setting, pp. 419–439. New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston.
  • Ittelson, W.H., Proshansky, H.M., Rivlin, L.G. (1970). The use of behavioral maps in environmental psychology. In Proshansky, H.M., Ittelson, W.H., Rivlin, L.G. (Eds.). Environmental Psychology: Man and His Physical Setting, pp. 658–668. New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston.
  • Proshansky, H.M., Ittelson, W.H., Rivlin, L.G. (1972b). Freedom of choice and behavior in a physical setting. In Wohlwill, J.F., Carson, D.H. (Eds.). Environment and the Social Sciences: Perspectives and Applications, pp. 29–43. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
  • Rivlin, L.G. (1959). Creativity and the self-attitudes and sociability of high school students. Journal of Educational Psychology, 50(4), 147-152.
  • Rivlin, L.G. (1979). Understanding and evaluating therapeutic environments for children In Canter, D, Canter S. (Eds.). Designing for Therapeutic Environments: A review of Research, pp. 29–61. Chichester, England: John P. Wiley & Sons.
  • Rivlin, L.G. (1982). Group membership and place meanings in an urban neighborhood. Journal of Social Issues, 38(3), 75-93.
  • Rivlin, L.G. (1986). A new look at the homeless. Social Policy, 16(4), 3-10.
  • Rivlin, L.G. (1987). The neighborhood, personal identity, and group affiliation. In Altman, I., Wandersman, A. (Eds.). Neighborhood and Community Environments, pp. 1–34. New York: Plenum.
  • Rivlin, L.G. (1990a). Home and Homelessness in the Lives of Children. In Boxhill, N.A. (Ed.). Homeless Children: The Watchers and the Waiters, pp. xx. New York: Hawthorne Press.
  • Rivlin, L.G. (1990b). Paths towards environmental consciousness. In Altman, I., Christensen, K. (Eds.). Environment and Behavior Studies: Emergence of Intellectual Traditions, pp. 169–185. New York: Plenum.
  • Rivlin, L.G. (1990c). The significance of home and homelessness. Marriage and Family Review, 15(1/2), 39-56.
  • Rivlin, L.G. (1994). Public spaces and public life in urban areas. In Neary, S.J., Symes, M.S., Brown, F.E. (Eds.). The Urban Experience: A People-Environment Perspective, pp. 289–296. London: Taylor & Francis Group.
  • Rivlin, L.G. (2002). The ethical imperative. In Bechtel, R.B., Churchman, A. (Eds.). Handbook of Environmental Psychology, pp. 15–27. New York: John P. Wiley & Sons.
  • Rivlin, L.G. (2006). Found spaces: Freedom of choice in public life. In Franck, K.A., Stevens, Q. (Eds.). Loose Space: Diversity and Possibility in Urban Life, pp. 56–80. New York: Routledge.
  • Rivlin, L.G., Imbimbo, J.E. (1989). Self-help efforts in a squatter community: Implications for addressing contemporary homelessness. American Journal of Community Psychology, 17(6), 705-728.
  • Rivlin, L.G., Manzo, L.C (1988). Homeless children in New York City: A view from the Nineteenth century. Children’s Environment Quarterly, 5(1), 26-33.
  • Rivlin, L.G., Moore, J. (2001). Home-making: Supports and barriers to the process of home. Journal of Social Distress and the Homeless, 10(4), 323-336.
  • Rivlin, L.G., Proshansky, H.M., Ittelson, W.H. (1969–70). Changes in psychiatric ward design and patient behavior. Transactions of the Bartlett Society, 8, 7-32.
  • Rivlin, L.G., Rothenberg, M., Justa, F., Wallis, A., Wheeler Jr., F.G. (1974). Children’s conceptions of open classrooms through the use of scaled models. In Carson, D.H. (Ed.). Man-Environment Interactions: Evaluations and Applications. Washington, DC: Environmental Design Research Association.
  • Rivlin, L.G., Rothenberg, M. (1976). The use of space in open classrooms. In Proshansky, H.M., Ittelson, W.H., Rivlin, L.G. (Eds.). Environmental Psychology: People and Their Physical Settings, pp. 479–489. New York: Holt, Rinehart & Winston.
  • Rivlin, L.G., Weinstein, C.S. (1984). Educational issues, school settings, and environmental psychology. Journal of Environmental Psychology, 4(4), 347-364.
  • Rivlin, L.G., Wolfe, M. (1972). The early history of a psychiatric hospital for children: Expectations and reality. Environment and Behavior, 4, 33-72. [Also found in Environmental Psychology, 2nd Edition (1976) pp. 459–479]
  • Rivlin, L.G., Wolfe, M., Beyda, M. (1973). Age-related differences in the use of space in a children’s psychiatric hospital. In Preiser, W. (Ed.). Environmental Design Research, Volume One, pp. 191–203. Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania: Dowden, Hutchinson and Ross.
  • Wolfe, M., Rivlin, L.G. (1987). The institutions in children’s lives. In Weinstein, C.S., David, T.G. (Eds.). Space for Children: The Built Environment and Child’s Development, pp. 89–114. New York: Plenum.

Book Reviews[edit]

  • Rivlin, L.G. (1976). Book review: Alternative Learning Environments by C.J. Coates (Ed.). Journal of Architectural Research, 5, 38-39.
  • Rivlin, L.G. (184). Book review: Homelessness in America: A Forced March to Nowhere by M.E. Hombs & M. Snyder. Journal of Architectural and Planning Research, 2(1), 153-15x.
  • Rivlin, L.G. (1993). Book review: Silent Sisters: A Study of Homeless Women by B.G. Russell. Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, 28, xx.
  • Rivlin, L.G. (1994). Book review: The Women Outside: Meanings and Myths of Homelessness by S. Golden. Gender, Place and Culture, 1(1), 132-134.

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