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Biographical Information
Name: Kenneth J. Gergen
Degrees: B.A.Yale University, 1953-57
Ph.D. Duke University, 1959-62
DSS (Hon.) Tilburg University, 1987
DHL (Hon.) Saybrook Institute, 1991
Honoris Causa, University of Athens
Present Positions: Senior Research Professor
Department of Psychology
Swarthmore College
Swarthmore, PA 19081
Email: kgergen1 AT swarthmore DOT edu

President of the Board
The Taos Institute

Honorary Professor
University of Buenos Aires
Past Positions
Year Position
2012 Hongguo Professor, Nanjing Normal University, China
2009 Visiting Professor, Ritsumaikan University, Kyoto, Japan
2008 Honorary Visiting Professor, Adolfo Ibanez University, Chile
2007 Autonoma University, Barcelona
2005 (Summer) Cape Cod Institute faculty
2004 (Summer) Cape Cod Institute faculty
2000 (Fall) Fellow, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science
1998 (summer) Visiting Professor, Universita di Trento
1996-97 Phi Beta Kappa Visiting Scholar
1996 (Spring) Geraldine Mao Visiting Fellow, University of Hong Kong
1993-1998 Coordinator, Program in Interpretation Theory, Swarthmore College
1993 (Summer) Fulbright Fellow, Fundacion Interfas, Buenos Aires, Argentina
1991 (Summer) Rockefeller Study Center (Bellagio)
1989-90 Alexander von Humbolt Award in the Humanities, resident at Heidelberg University
1988-89 Fellow, Netherlands Institute for Advanced Study
Eugene M. Lang Professor
l986 (Spring) Visiting Professor, University of Tilburg, Tilburg, Netherlands
1985 (Spring) Guest Professor, Graduate School of Business, St. Gallen, Switzerland
1984 (Summer) Alpbach European Forum of the Austrian College
198l (Spring) Max-Planck-Institut fur Bildungsforschung, Berlin, Germany
1980-81 Visiting Professor, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
1980 (Summer) Alpbach European Forum of the Austrian College
1980 (Summer) Lecturer, Inter-University Center, Dubrovnik
1977 (Summer) Visiting Professor, Marburg University, Marburg, Germany
1976-77 Fulbright Research Scholar, Universite de Paris
1972-73 Visiting Professor, Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan; Fulbright Fellow
1971 (Summer) Visiting Professor, Psychological Laboratory, Copenhagen University, Copenhagen, Denmark
1970 (Summer) Lecturer, University of Minnesota
1968-69 Guggenheim Fellow, Istituto Nazionale de Psicologia, Rome, Italy
1967-Present Associate Professor, l967-7l; Professor, l97l- Present; Chairman, l967-l977: Department of Psychology, Swarthmore College.
1971-1981 Senior Research Scientist, Eastern Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute
1967 (Summer) Lecturer, University of Colorado
l963-67 Assistant Professor of Social Psychology, Harvard University; also Chairman of the Board of Tutors and Advisors, Department of Social Relations; Leverett House Tutor
1963 (Summer) Visiting Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina