Boleslaw Antoni Wysocki

Psychologist, educator

Born Jun. 10, 1912, Chrzanow, Poland; came to U.S., 1952; son of Wladyslaw and Wiktoria (Mizia); married Aydin (Cankardas).

Education: Jagiellonian University, Cracow (Poland), 1938; diploma, University of Edinburgh (Scotland), 1945; Ph.D., University of London (United Kingdom), 1954.

Career, i.a.: selection officer, Polish Armed Forces, Scotland and United Kingdom, 1945-48; education organizer, British Ministry of Education, 1948-52; assistant prof., Marquette University (WI). 1952-55; associate prof., Alliance College (PA), 1955-57, Merrimack College (MA), 1957-60, Regis College (MA), 1960-62: prof., Newton College (MA), 1962-75, Boston College (MA), 1975 -.

Author: 4 books, monograph, numerous articles in professional journals and magazines.

Member of: Polish Institute of Arts and Sciences (United Kingdom); British Psychological Society; American Association of University Professors (AAUP); American Psychological Association; Massachusetts Psychological Association; New York Academy of Sciences; Polish Institute of Arts and Sciences of America (P.I.A.S.A.); Polish - American community activities.

Honors: scholarship, University of London, 1946-48; fellowship, psychological experimental laboratory, National Science Foundation (NSF), 1964; delegate, International Congress of Psychology, National Science Foundation (NSF), 1969.

Served with: Polish Armed Forces in the West, Signal Corps, 1939-48.

Affiliation: Roman Catholic.

Languages: Polish, English, Spanish, French, German, Greek, Latin.

Hobbies: collecting coins and stamps, travel, world history and geography.

Home: 240 Brattle Street, Cambridge, MA 02138.

From: "Who's Who in Polish America" 1st Edition 1996-1997, Boleslaw Wierzbianski editor; Bicentennial Publishing Corporation, New York, NY, 1996.