Robert Marion LaFollette About
World Science Database Profile
(Died: August 14, 2008)
Interests: Unification, Foundations of Science, Human Behavior, Animal Behavior, Falconry, Boxing, Languages Age: 82
- Nov 1944 - Nov 1946: Served in United States Army. Final year spent at U.S. Army General Headquarters in Tokyo, Japan.
- Jun 1950: Graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Wisconsin with a degree in Russian Language and Literature including Marxian Dialectics.
- Jun 1954: Graduated from the University of Wisconsin Law School.
- Mar 1954 - Jan 1961: Practiced law in Anchorage, Alaska.
- Nov 1954 - Dec 1954: Spent time with the Nunamiut Eskimo at Anaktuvuk Pass in Alaska hosted by Simon Paneak.
- Sep 1957 - Sep 1959: Backpack traveler through Western Europe and Eastern Africa.
- Spent one month each with the Elgoni and the Masai tribes in Uganda and Tanzania.
- Jan 1961 - Nov 1964: Served as Magistrate Judge in Anchorage, Alaska.
- 1965 - 1966: Studied zoology and animal behavior/psychology at the University of Montana.
- Jun 1968: Received a Masters Degree in Psychology/Animal Behavior from Michigan State University.
- Jun 1968 - Jun 1970: Entered and left doctoral programs in psychology at the University of Alaska, Fairbanks and Bowling Green State University in Ohio.
- Spr 1970: Began work on his book, "A Unified Theory of Human Nature". which is abstracted here on this website.
- 1970 - 1975: Managed rental property.
- 1975 - 1985 (retirement): Worked as a rural letter carrier for the U. S. Postal Service.
Bob flew hawks and coached Golden Gloves boxing. While in Alaska, he was on a championship ski team and did mountain climbing including Mt. McKinley. He spoke seven languages.
- "Life with the Mountain Eskimo of Alaska", Cavalier Magazine, Dec 1958
- "Agonistic Behavior in Bennett's Wallaby", Wallabia Rufogrisea Frutea, in Animal Behavior, Feb 1971