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Dr. Richard L. Cutler

University of Michigan (ret.)

Professional Experience

Co-founder and co-owner of Attitudes, Inc, which develops and publishes programs and devices for use in management consultation

Free-lance writer, lecturer, and consultant

1971-1987, owner-operator of Richard L. Cutler, Ph.D., P.C., a psychology service business providing personal counseling and management consulting. Sold practice in 1987

1964-1971, Vice-President, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Responsible for all student service, including housing, financial aid, admissions, placement, counseling, health service, etc. Resigned to enter private business

1955-1964, Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor of Psychology, University of Michigan. Also, lecturer in Psychiatry and Education

Principal Research Investigator, United States Public Health Service

Assistant Professor, University of California, Berkeley


Ph.D. and M.A. (with highest honors), University of Michigan

B.S., Summa Cum Laude, Western Michigan University

Mackinac Center Publications & Activities

Advises and assists with education and school improvement research

Professional Awards/Achievement

Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, Psi Chi, Sigma Xi

Fellow, American Psychological Association

Fellow and Past President, Michigan Psychological Association

Licensed Consulting Psychologist, State of Michigan

Professional Organizations

Member, Mental Health Commission, State of Michigan

Member, Commission on Higher Education, North Central Association

Chairman, Doctoral Program in Education and Psychology

Director of Training in Clinical Psychology

Member, Board of Trustees, Greenhills School

Member and President, Barton Hills Country Club Board of Directors

Other Publications

Author of more than 40 published articles, reviews and monographs

Author of two books