In Honor

EPA Salutes Olivia Hooker, PhD

Across her 103 years, psychologist Olivia J. Hooker (1915-2018) was an inspiration to all around her, as a gifted teacher at Fordham, talented researcher at the Kennedy Child Study Center, role model and leader in her community and country. 
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By Harold Takooshian, PhD

Olivia Hooker, PhD

Across her 103 years, psychologist Olivia J. Hooker (1915-2018) was an inspiration to all around her, as a gifted teacher at Fordham, talented researcher at the Kennedy Child Study Center, role model and leader in her community and country. On March 2, 2019, the Eastern Psychological Association took a moment to honor her life and legacy as well as to mark her passing with a tribute by some of her colleagues, who reflected on  how Hooker's life touched theirs. Sample of participants included Gail Wright Sirmans, Harold Takooshian, David S. Glenwick, Dolores O. Morrris. The event was organized by Min. Karen Blacks and Harold Takooshian, PhD.

Event Photos Courtesy of Jennifer Bazar and Harold Takooshian. Olivia Hooker Photo credits: Hooker Family Photos, Fordham University News Archives and L.A. Times.

Tribute to Olivia Hooker


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