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John E. (Jack) Hunter (1939 – 2002) was a professor in the Department of Psychology at Michigan State University. He received his Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Illinois. Jack co-authored two books and authored or co-authored over 200 articles and book chapters on a wide variety of methodological topics, including confirmatory and exploratory factor analysis, measurement theory and methods, statistics, and research methods. He also published numerous research articles on such substantive topics as intelligence, attitude change, the relation between attitudes and behavior, validity generalization, differential validity/selection fairness, and selection utility. Much of his research on attitudes was in the field of communications, and the American Communications Association named a research award in his honor. Professor Hunter received the Distinguished Scientific Award for Contributions to Applied Psychology (joint with Frank Schmidt), and the Distinguished Scientific Contributions Award from the Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology (SIOP) (also joint with Frank Schmidt). He was a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, the American Psychological Society, and of SIOP, and was a past president of the Midwestern Society for Multivariate Experimental Psychology.