Pub. date: 2006 | Online Pub. Date: September 15, 2007 | DOI: 10.4135/9781412939584 | Print ISBN: 9780761930877 | Online ISBN: 9781412939584| Publisher:SAGE Publications, Inc.About this encyclopedia
J. M. Blackbourn
The work of Montrose Wolf (1935–2004) had a significant impact on educational practice. His pioneering efforts in applied behavior analysis formed the foundation of current classroom management procedures, educational research design, and intervention methods for persons with antisocial behaviors, emotional disorders, and mental retardation. Wolf was born on May 29, 1935, in Houston, Texas. He earned his doctorate in 1962 from Arizona State University. In that same year, he accepted a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Washington Institute for Child Development, where he remained until 1965. In 1965, Dr. Wolf joined the Department of Human Development and Family Life at the University ...