Rusmore, Jay T. (1916-2004)

Rusmore, Jay T. (1916-2004)

Date Updated




Academic Rank


Year Retired from SJSU


Educational Background

University of California (Berkeley), 1944 Ph.D.

Stanford University, 1940 MA

Fresno State College, 1938 BA

Teaching Experience

San Jose State University, Faculty, Psychology Dept., 1948-1987

University of California, Berkeley, Lecturer in Industrial Psychology, 1942

Administrative and Professional Experience

Consultant, Portola Valley, CA, 1978-Present

Calif.‑Fresno Oil Co., Management Advisory Board, 1977-Present

SJSU Advanced Human Systems Institute, Director, 1983-1987

California‑Fresno Investment Co., President, 1950-1977

Pacific Telephone & Telegraph Co. , Personnel Consultant, 1948-1959

Hastings Clothing Co., San Francisco, Personnel Director, 1946-1947

Pacific Div., U.S. Engineers, Chief, Testing Section, 1945

USNR, Ensign, 1942-1944

American Psychological Association (Fellow)

International Association of Applied Psychology;

Western Psychological Association,

Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues

Diplomate of the American Board of Professional Psychology

Licensed in California for the practice of psychology

Selected Publications

Have written 26 professional papers and presented a number of invited addresses, both in this country and abroad.

Personal Commentary

At the present time, I am interested in my family, neighbors, friends, people, psychology, philosophy, religion, investment, current national and international events, and my garden.

Date Completed: 6/96

Adapted from: Biographies of Retired Faculty San Jose State University 1997: A Project of the Emeritus Faculty Association of San Jose State University. San Jose, CA: The University, 1997.


Rusmore, Jay T. (1916-2004)