Education Obituary

Influential Author Dies

By Ann Bradley — February 09, 2010 1 min read

Seymour B. Sarason, a professor emeritus of psychology at Yale University, died Jan. 28 in New Haven, Conn., at age 91. He was known as the father of “community psychology,” which examines social change, and wrote widely about education, including the 1990 book The Predictable Failure of Educational Reform.

A version of this article appeared in the February 10, 2010 edition of Education Week as Influential Author Dies