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Arthur A. Dole is an American psychologist. He is a board member of the International Cultic Studies Association's board of directors[1]. He is also a member of the Editorial Review Board of the peer reviewed academic journal, the Cultic Studies Review[2].

Dole is a professor of psychology and education, at the University of Pennsylvania's Graduate School of Education, Division of Psychology and Education[3]. In 1992, Dole was inducted into the group of faculty at University of Pennsylvania who have served more than twenty-five years, the "Twenty-five Year Club"[4].

Dole contributed a chapter to the comprehensive work The Psychology of Terrorism, Volume III: Theoretical Understandings and Perspectives. Responding directly to 9/11, which is a multi-volume set[5]. The Psychology of Terrorism is used as a reference work at several educational institutions, including the University of Virginia[6], The American Political Science Association[7], and the University of Pennsylvania[8].



Author of following books: Senior Papers[9] A Few Small Candles[10] by Larry Gara (Editor), Lenna Mae Gara (Editor)


  • 2005 "Psychological Manipulation, Cultic Groups, and Other Alternative Movements", International Cultic Studies Association, and The Psychology Faculty, Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spain, July 14–16, 2005
  • 2002 "Understanding Cults and New Religious Movements: Perspectives of Researchers, Professionals, Former Members, and Families", June 14–15, 2002, Orlando, Florida
  • 2001 "Cults, Conversion, Science and Harm", New York City, New York, May 4–5, 2001
  • 1999 Conference: "Cults, Psychological Manipulation & Society", Minneapolis, MN, May 14–19, 1999
  • 1997 Symposium - "Theory and Cults: In search of the Perfect Explanation", Discussant, May, 1997

Book reviews

See also


  1. Board of Directors, International Cultic Studies Association's Web site., 2006.
  2. Editorial Review Board, Cultic Studies Review, 2006.
  3. "Moon over academe", Journal of Religion and Health, Volume 20, Number 1 / March, 1981
  4. University of Pennsylvania, "Twenty-five Year Club", Almanac, November 3, 1992.
  5. Book Notes, Antioch College, Spring 2003, The Alumni Newsletter of Antioch College.
  6. Jonathan Haidt, Associate Professor of Psychology, University of Virginia, "Positive Emotions Motivate Terrorism", Charlottesville, Virginia.
  7. The American Political Science Association, Spring 2004, Professor Clark McCauley, Professor Marc Ross, Interdepartmental Political Science and Psychology 358, "The Political Psychology of Group Identification".
  8. Solomon Asch Center 2003 Summer Institute Syllabus, University of Pennsylvania, June 2-August 8.
  9. Senior Papers: Dole Arthur A.: Books
  10. [1]

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