Document Type

General Interest Article


Don Lewis, born in Maricopa County near Mesa, Arizona, in 1902, earned his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees at The University of Iowa, and joined the faculty of the Department of Psychology in 1933. Except for short periods as an instructor at Colorado State College, University of Utah, and New York University, Professor Lewis spent his entire professional career at The University of Iowa. While on leave from the University from 1942-44, Professor Lewis served the War Department and Army Air Force as Director or Assistant Director of Operations and of Training Research Groups; he received the Army Air Force commendation for Meritorious Civilian Service for these activities. One of his later honors was his appointment as Fulbright Senior Lecturer, University of Sydney, Australia, from 1964 to 1965. His professional activities included active participation in Sigma Xi, American Psychological Association, Midwestern Psychological Association, and the Iowa Academy of Science. He was a member of the Board of Directors of the Iowa Academy and Chairman of the Finance and Endowment Committee from 1956 to 1963.

Publication Date

September 1973

Journal Title

Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science






©1973 Iowa Academy of Science, Inc.



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