Paul Rozin

Psychologist, Award Winner

1936 –

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Who is Paul Rozin?

Paul Rozin is a professor of psychology at the University of Pennsylvania who teaches two Benjamin Franklin Scholars honors courses, in addition to graduate level seminars. He is also a faculty member in the Master of Applied Positive Psychology program started by Martin Seligman. He is the world's leading expert on disgust, and his current work focuses on the psychological, cultural, and biological determinants of human food choice.

Rozin earned a bachelor's degree from the University of Chicago in 1956, and doctoral degrees in biology and psychology from Harvard University in 1961. In 1963, he joined the psychology department at the University of Pennsylvania, where in 1997 he was named the Edmund J. and Louise W. Kahn Professor. He also served as co-director of the school's Solomon Asch Center for the Study of Ethnopolitical Conflict.

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Born
Aug 3, 1936
Brooklyn
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • PhD, Harvard University
    Psychology
    ( - 1961)
  • Biology
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Chicago
    (1952 - 1956)
Employment
  • University of Pennsylvania
Lived in
  • Pennsylvania

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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