Murray A. Straus
|Murray A. Straus|
|Born||June 18, 1926|
New York City
|Died||May 13, 2016(aged 89)|
|Alma mater||University of Wisconsin|
(B.A., M.S., Ph.D.)
|Known for||Conflict Tactics Scale|
|Spouse(s)||Dorothy Dunn Straus|
|Institutions||University of New Hampshire|
|Academic advisors||William H. Sewell|
Straus was born to Samuel and Kathleen Straus in New York City on June 18, 1926. Straus' research focused on families, corporal punishment, and intimate partner violence with an emphasis on cross-national comparisons. He founded the Family Research Laboratory at the University of New Hampshire. Straus served as president of the Society for the Study of Social Problems (1989-90) and the Eastern Sociological Society (1991-92). He was also a founding editor of the peer-review academic journals Teaching Sociology and Journal of Family Issues.
Achievements and awards
- Award for Distinguished Lifetime Contributions to Research on Aggression - 2008
- Ernest W. Burgess Award - 1977
- "Passing: Murray A. Straus". University of New Hampshire. 17 May 2016. Retrieved 17 May 2016.
- "Ernest W. Burgess Award Presented to Murray A Straus" (PDF). Journal of Marriage and the Family. February 1978.
- "IDV Member Bios". Retrieved 27 May 2015.
- Cloud, John (26 September 2009). "Kids Who Get Spanked May Have Lower IQs". Time. Retrieved 27 May 2015.
- Ferreras, Jesse (9 March 2015). "Spanking Kids Is Falling Out Of Favour Among Parents: Data". Huffington Post. Retrieved 27 May 2015.
- "BIOGRAPHICAL SUMMARY -- MURRAY A. STRAUS" (PDF). Retrieved 27 May 2015.