Robert Lane

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In Memoriam: Professor Emeritus in Political Science


“R.E. Lane is Eugene Meyer Professor Emeritus of Political Science. He is a Fellow of the British Academy as well as the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He was previous President of the American Political Science Association, as well as President of the International Society of Political Psychology. He was also a Research Associate at Yale’s Institution for Social and Policy Studies, and has been a visiting scholar at Oxford and Cambridge Universities, the London School of Economics, and the Australian National University, among others.

Books of Professor Lane’s have been translated into Swedish, Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese, and Hungarian (and portions of books into French and Chinese). Political Ideology received the Philip Converse Book Award in 2008. Since 1994, the American Political Science Association has given the Robert E. Lane Award for the best book in political psychology published in the past year, which his own book – The Loss of Happiness in Market Democracies – received in 2001. He is the founder of the National Senior Conservation Corps (Gray is Green). His work has been recognized with an Connecticut Governor’s Climate Change Leadership Award in 2008 as well as an Purpose Prize Fellowship in 2009.”

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National Senior Conservation Corps

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