The Journal of the History of the Behavioral Sciences is getting a new editor: Ian Nicholson of St. Thomas University in Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada.
Dr. Nicholson is probably best known for his book Inventing Personality: Gordon Allport and the Science of Selfhood (APA, 2002). His research has also included papers and articles on Abraham Maslow, Stanley Milgram, and Paul Bindrim. He has also served as program chair for the Society for the History of Psychology (APA, Div. 26) and as the webmaster/listowner for Cheiron: The International Society for the History of Behavioral and Social Sciences.
Dr. Nicholson will officially become editor in January 2009. He is accepting new submissions for the journal effectively immediately. He succeeds yours truly, Christopher Green, as editor of the journal, which is now in it 44th year of publication. Previous editors included Raymond Fancher, John Burnham, Barbara Ross, and Robert Watson, who founded the journal in 1965.