Mallory  Wober Author of Evaluating Organization Development

Mallory Wober


I have tried to summarise and to keep track of what Psychology has been doing in Africa. Then, I worked in Broadcasting Audience Research, supporting a firmly regulated sector. After lecturing as a post retirement activity I now CAMPAIGN. My current priority is to propose a monument to the abolition of slavery, achieved by British activity in the Victorian Century, on the Fourth Plinth in Trafalgar Square.


Lucky at first to complete a research project assessing the efficacy of Hostels for (what were then called) ESN teenagers, and then to study and publish a book on English Girls' Boarding Schools, I was even luckier to carry out fieldwork which became a PhD on Adaptation to Industrial Life in Southern Nigeria (1965) followed by lecturing at Makerere University, Kampala. I then became a Broadcasting Audience  Research expert - and have published in all these fields.


    BA: Cambridge (1957) MSc London (1960) PhD London (1968)

Areas of Research / Professional Expertise

    Qualitatively Quantitative Research in Social Psychology.

Personal Interests

    Psychology of Music particularly into the functioning of rhythms in 3 and in 2 time
    Oriental Carpets, their design and repair
    The meanings emerging from sculpture in public places



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Global Media Post

From Tracks to a Tale: Messages in Trafalgar Square

Published: Feb 04, 2016 by Global Media Post
Authors: Mallory Wober

London is one of the great cities of the world, and its Trafalgar Square is one of its prime ‘attractions’. The square contains a great deal of material evidence; much is written about it but most of it flounders to put together what this evidence might mean – as few recognisable rules have been ‘written in’ to nature of things and how they are assembled, to enable their makers to know what they mean to tell to others who see and hear it.