Pub. date: 2008 | Online Pub. Date: June 25, 2008 | DOI: 10.4135/9781412963978 | Print ISBN: 9781412909280 | Online ISBN: 9781412963978| Publisher:SAGE Publications, Inc.About this encyclopedia
Strong, Edward Kellogg, Jr. (1884–1963)
Jo-Ida C. Hansen
Edward Kellogg Strong, Jr., born in 1884 in Syracuse, New York, was the first author of the Strong Interest Inventory (Strong). At the age of 40, Strong took a position in the School of Business at Stanford University where he began his research in interest measurement. He remained at Stanford until his retirement in 1949. After his retirement, Strong continued his work in interest measurement in collaboration with his son-in-law, Ralph F. Berdie, who was a professor at the University of Minnesota, and with other Minnesota faculty including Donald G Paterson, John G Darley, David P. Campbell, Theda Hagenah, Wilbur L. Layton, Edmund G Williamson, and Kenneth E. Clark. After Strong's death in 1963, the University of Minnesota established the Center for Interest Measurement Research, now directed by Jo-Ida C. Hansen, and all of Strong's data were moved from Stanford to Minnesota. The most recent revision of the Strong was ...