D1043 - Canter, Professor David - 1966-2010

Includes material regarding published works by Canter, such as drafts, proofs, and published articles, as well as a large amount of correspondence, research material, and papers regarding the administration of the psychology department at the University of Liverpool.

Main Creator: Canter, David
Archive level description: Sub-fonds
Physical Description:40 boxes
Subjects:
Summary:Includes material regarding published works by Canter, such as drafts, proofs, and published articles, as well as a large amount of correspondence, research material, and papers regarding the administration of the psychology department at the University of Liverpool.
Date:1966-2010
Reference Number:D1043
Access Conditions:Some material is closed access; see individual item descriptions for details.
Arrangement:

This collection has been arranged as follows:

  • D1043/1 - Academic papers and publications
  • D1043/2 - Conference papers
  • D1043/3 - Papers relating to the media
  • D1043/4 - Research and consultancy papers
  • D1043/5 - Papers relating to professional bodies
  • D1043/6 - Correspondence
  • D1043/7 - Notebooks
  • D1043/8 - Academic administrative papers
  • D1043/9 - Personal and biographical papers
Biographical/Administrative Information:

David Canter was born on 5 Jan 1944. Educated initially at Liverpool Collegiate Grammar School, he received his BA and PhD at the University of Liverpool. After leaving the University of Liverpool he became a lecturer at the University of Strathclyde, before moving to Tokyo to serve as a Research Fellow at Tokyo University. He moved to the University of Surrey as a lecturer in 1971. He became head of the psychology department at this university in 1987. He moved to the University of Liverpool in 1994 as a Professor of Psychology, where he directed the Centre for Investigative Psychology.

Canter has produced numerous articles and books in the field of psychology, on subjects including environmental psychology, human behaviour, facet theory, and criminal psychology.

In 2009 he moved to the University of Huddersfield, where he serves as Professor of Psychology and Director of the International Research Centre for Investigative Psychology.