Halford Fairchild

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Halford H. Fairchild
Born (1949-03-16) March 16, 1949 (age 70)
Alma materUniversity of California, Los Angeles, California State University, Los Angeles, University of Michigan
Spouse(s)Heather F. Fairchild
Scientific career
InstitutionsPitzer College, University of California, Los Angeles, California State University, Los Angeles
ThesisAn ecological analysis of interracial attitudes and behaviors in american high schools (1977)
Doctoral advisorPatricia Gurin and James S. Jackson

Halford Hosoi Fairchild (born March 16, 1949)[1] is a Professor Emeritus of Psychology and Black Studies at Pitzer College in Claremont, California. He was the editor of Psych Discourse: The Monthly Newsjournal of The Association of Black Psychologists from 1991 until 2014. He is a former President of the Association of Black Psychologists and Chairman of the Intercollegiate Department of Africana Studies at the Claremont Colleges. He received his Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Michigan in 1977. Among many accomplishments, Professor Fairchild published a series of papers that challenged the practice of scientific racism within psychology (e.g., Fairchild, 1991; Fairchild, Yee, Wyatt, & Weizmann, 1995; Yee, Fairchild, Weizmann, & Wyatt, 1993).[dead link]


  1. ^ Fairchild, Halford H. "CV". pzacad.pitzer.edu. Retrieved 2017-08-14.

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