CodeBPS/GB/113
NameStevens; David (1947-2009); CPsychol.
ForenamesDavid
SurnameStevens
Dates1947-2009
EpithetCPsychol.
Parallel NameDave Stevens
GenderMale
NationalityBritish
DatesAndPlacesBorn 2 January 1947
Died London 2009
AddressLondon
RelationshipsPartner Ms Eve Jackson
ActivityDavid Stevens graduated from Birkbeck College (B.Sc. Psychology, (Special Hons)) in 1968.

In 1982 Stevens' postgraduate studies at London School of Economics & Political Science resulted in the award of M.Sc. in Social Psychology.

From 1973-74 Stevens was a temporary lecturer ( Dept.of Psychology), University of Durham.

From 1974-76 Stevens was appointed by Durham as temporary lecturer in psychology at the college of St.Hild & St. Bede.

From 1976 to 1978 Stevens was temporary lecturer in Psychology, School of Education, University of Southampton.

From 1978 to 1982 Stevens was a lecturer at the Educational Development Unit, Ealing College of Higher Education where he became senior lecturer in psychology ( Ealing now Thames Valley University) until his retirement.

David Stevens was a British Psychological Society Chartered Psychologist.

In 2003 Stevens undertook personal research on the dreams of WWII PoW's based on Major Hopkins' handwritten World War II diaries housed in the archives of the British Psychological Society.

In March 2004, a presentation entitled 'Dreaming of Blighty: the PoW dream research of Major Hopkins' was given by Stevens for the BPS/Wellcome Institute History of Psychology Research Seminar at the British Psychological Society's archives in John Street London.

In April 2004, Stevens' presentation entitled ' Bully, Sardines and Orange Crystals: food and eating in the dreams of Major Hopkins collection' was given at the BPS History and Philosophy of Psychology Section's annual conference held at York.

In June 2004 Stevens' gave his last presentation of that year entitled 'Major Hopkins' Dream Collection: 391 PoW dreams from WWII' at the 21st annual conference of the International Association for the Study of Dreams in Copenhagen.

All three of the aforementioned seminar presentations were to be submitted as articles for various psychological journals in 2004 and 2005.

David Stevens died in 2009.

Sources: D Stevens' CV and papers.

Compiled by Mike Maskill, BPS Archivist for the History of Psychology Centre.
OtherInfoAfter his death in 2009 it was decided by the BPS HoPC to explore the possibility of an individual continuing Stevens' personal research on Major Hopkins' diaries based on Stevens' original research papers.
ConventionsInternational Standard Archival Authority Record for Corporate Bodies, Persons and Families - ISAAR(CPF) - Ottawa 1996 ISBN ISBN 0-9696035-3-3
National Council on Archives, Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997

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