• Creator
  • Gundlach, Ralph
  • Created Date
  • 1949
  • Description
  • Ralph Gundlach received his BA in political science (1924) and MA in psychology (1925) degrees from the University of Washington; he received his PhD in psychology from the University of Illinois in 1928. He taught psychology at the University of Washington from 1927 until his dismissal in 1949. Professor Gundlach’s career was shrouded in controversy, especially concerning the Canwell Committee and the resulting Faculty Committee on Tenure and... more
    Ralph Gundlach received his BA in political science (1924) and MA in psychology (1925) degrees from the University of Washington; he received his PhD in psychology from the University of Illinois in 1928. He taught psychology at the University of Washington from 1927 until his dismissal in 1949. Professor Gundlach’s career was shrouded in controversy, especially concerning the Canwell Committee and the resulting Faculty Committee on Tenure and Academic Freedom. He was fired with two other university professors, Butterworth and Philips. He was also held in contempt by the Canwell Committee, fined $250 and spent thirty days in jail. He passed in 1978 in London. Ralph E. Himstead was the General Secretary of the American Association of University Professors from 1936-1955.The Interim Committee on Un-American Activities (Canwell Committee) operated from 1947-1949. It was a special exploratory committee of the Washington State Legislature which investigated the influence of the... less
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    Letter (correspondence)
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