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New School oral history program ➔ Audio interview with Arien Mack

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Carmen Hendershott (interviewer)
Arien Mack (interviewee)
Irvin Rock (subject)
Robert L. Heilbroner (subject)
Joseph Julius Greenbaum (subject)
Jerome S. (Jerome Seymour) Bruner (subject)


June 5 2012


In this audio interview with librarian Carmen Hendershott, psychology professor Arien Mack describes how she first joined the Graduate Faculty (now, the New School for Social Research) in 1966. She also provides an intellectual background of her work in the psychology of visual perception. She discusses her reaction to the name change from Graduate Faculty to the New School for Social Research. Mack speaks of her editorship of the division’s flagship journal, Social Research, as well as her role in the Journal Donation Project and the Center for Public Scholarship. This interview is truncated due to a recorder malfunction. One line has been excised upon interviewee’s request.

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