HARZEM, PETER, 1930-2008


Professor of psychology. Born– January 5, 1930, in Istanbul, Turkey. Parents– Sakru and Saime Hazem. Married–Annie Laaja Rausberg, September 24, 1970. Children–one. Education– University of London, B.S., 1963; University of North Wales, Ph.D., 1968.  Taught at the University of Wales, 1963-1977; visiting professor University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire, 1977-1978; Auburn University, 1978-. Published widely in scholarly journals and books. Received grants from the Science Research Council, UK, and the Medical Research Council. Co-editor of the Wiley Series “Advances in Analysis of Behavior.” Member of the editorial board of The Journal of Experimental Analysis of Behavior.  Died May 26, 2008.


Buskist, William.  “Remembering Peter Harzem:  Teacher-Scholar Extraordinaire,” Journal of Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 9(3), 287-191.

Who’s Who in the South and Southwest, 1982.


Conceptual Issues in Operant Psychology. New York; Wiley, 1978.