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  Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology 2005-2007 Faculty and Administration Biographies Donald R. Peterson  

Donald R. Peterson

Ph.D., Minnesota
Donald R. Peterson, professor emeritus, served on the faculty of the Department of Psychology at the University of Illinois (Urbana-Champaign) from 1952 to 1974, where he was director of clinical training and founder of the first doctor of psychology program. In 1975, he joined the faculty of the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology as its first dean. Retired in 1989, Dr. Peterson is still actively engaged in writing, research, and practice in the education of professional psychologists and the reduction of social prejudice. Among other honors, he has received APA awards for Distinguished Contributions to the Practice of Psychology (1983) and for Distinguished Career Contributions to Education and Training in Psychology (1989), the American Psychological Foundation`s Rosalee G. Weiss Award for Outstanding Contributions to Psychology, and the first award from the National Council of Schools of Professional Psychology for Distinguished Contributions to Education in Professional Psychology (1997).

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