Herb has been: twice a Visiting Scholar, Harvard University; Visiting Professor, Haverford College. He is: Bibliographer and Review Editor for Peace and Conflict, journal of the Peace Psychology Division of the American Psychological Association; Council member of the Conflict Research Society; and a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues, and the Society for the Study of Peace, Conflict and Violence.
- BA, Haverford College 1963
- PhD, Johns Hopkins University 1967
Herb has authored or co-authored over 50 articles in social psychology and research methods and co-authored/co-edited several books on non-violent conflict resolution (relating largely to peace and to civil rights) and on small groups.
His earlier articles - for example, "On being liked more than you like", published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology - focused on social cognition. His interests gradually shifted to various topics in group dynamics and then to a combined focus on cognitive facets of social interaction. Selection of specific interest:
- Peace research
- Social research methods
- Attitudes related to social issues
- Climate change and related matters
- Equality and human rights
- Social cognition
- Small groups
Publications and research outputs
Blumberg, Herbert H.; Hare, Paul A.; Kent, Valerie M. and Davies, Martin F.. 2009. Small Group Research: Basic Issues. Oxford, Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt am Main, New York, Wien: Peter Lang. ISBN 978-3-03910-517-5
Bagci, Sabahat C.; Kumashiro, Madoka; Rutland, Adam; Smith, Peter K. and Blumberg, Herbert H.. 2017. Cross-ethnic friendships, psychological well-being, and academic outcomes: Study of South Asian and White children in the UK. European Journal of Developmental Psychology, 14, pp. 190-205. ISSN 1740-5629
Blumberg, Herbert H.; Zeligman, Ruth; Appel, Liat and Tibon-Czopp, Shira. 2017. Personality dimensions and attitudes towards peace and war. Journal of Aggression, Conflict and Peace Research, 9(1), pp. 13-23. ISSN 1759-6599
Bagci, Sabahat C.; Rutland, Adam; Kumashiro, Madoka; Smith, Peter K. and Blumberg, Herbert H.. 2014. Are minority status children's cross-ethnic friendships beneficial in a multiethnic context? British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 32(1), pp. 107-115. ISSN 0261510X
Conference or Workshop Item
Blumberg, Herbert H.. 2018. 'An ultra‑brief introduction to peace psychology and current developments'. In: UNSPECIFIED. UNDEFINED.
Blumberg, Herbert H.; Zeligman, Ruth; Appel, Liat and Shira, Tibon-Czopp. 2017. Tables to accompany "Personality dimensions and attitudes towards peace and war" Journal of Aggression, Conflict and Peace Research. Emerald Group Publishing, Bingley.
Blumberg, Herbert H.. 2013. Psychology and Conservation Conflicts: Classified Bibliography of Special Topics. (not applicable).
Further profile content
Peace Psychology: A comprehensive introduction. Cambridge University Press.
Cambridge University Press. Authors: Blumberg, Herbert H.; Hare, A. Paul; & Costin, Anna.
Personality dimensions and attitudes towards peace and war.
Blumberg, Herbert H.; Zeligman, Ruth; Appel, Liat; & Tibon-Czopp, Shira. Journal of Aggression, Conflict and Peace Research, 9, 13-2
Cross-ethnic friendships: Are they really rare? Evidence from secondary schools around London.
Bagci, Sabahat C.; Kumahiro, Madoka; Smith, Peter K.; Blumberg, Herbert; & Rutland, Adam. International Journal of Intercultural Relations, 41, 125-137.
Blumberg, Herbert H. In D. Christie (Ed.), Encyclopedia of peace psychology (Vol. 2, pp. 644-648). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.
Small group research: Implications for peace psychology and conflict resolution. Blumberg, H. H.; Kent, M. Valerie; Hare, A. Paul; & Davies, Martin F.
New York & London: Springer. Authors: Blumberg, Herbert H.; Kent, M. Valerie; Hare, A. Paul; & Davies, Martin F.
Conferences and talks
Contextual and developmental perspectives on peace and war attitudes.
Blumberg, Herbert H.; Zeligman, Ruth; Appel, Liat; & Tibon-Czopp, Shira. (2019, September). Presented at: Conflict Research Society, University of Sussex
Conservation conflicts and their resolution
Blumberg, Herbert H. Presented at 13th International Symposium on the Contributions of Psychology to Peace, International Islamic University
Developments in research on psychological aspects of conflict resolution and peace.
Blumberg, Herbert H. Paper presented at the meeting of the International Peace Research Association, Calgary, Canada
Productivity and creativity by individuals and groups
Hare, A. Paul; & Blumberg, Herbert H. Paper presented at the meeting of the American Sociological Association, San Francisco.
Yes, Positivity and negativity do exist in the English Language
Yuan, Hai-Hai; Stone, Phil; Clifton, Donald O.; & Blumberg, Herbert H. Paper presented at the 3rd Positive Psychology
Attitude formation and international conflict: An attempt to apply McGuire's attitude review to work summarized by Deutsch and others.
Blumberg, Herbert H. Paper presented at the meeting of the International Society of Political Psychology, Amsterdam. [Also revised as a 1990 article]
Communication of impressions about others and self.
Blumberg, Herbert H. Paper presented at the International Conference on Personal Relationships, Madison, WI, USA.
Accuracy in the perception of interpersonal affect
Blumberg, Herbert H. Presented at the annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association, New York. [Also revised as a 1969 paper in the Journal of Personality & Social Psychology]
Grants and awards
[summaries and an organizational framework for studies on ethical and related aspects of achieving peace in today's world]
Niwano Peace Foundation (Japan). To secure summaries and an organizational framework for studies on ethical and related aspects of achieving peace in today's world and to prepare publications
Nonviolent conflict resolution
A. Paul Hare, principal investigator. Institute of Mental Health, Grant No. 5 R01 MH17421 SP, $400,000. 1969-72.