Dr. Olson came to IPFW in 1967 and retired in 1987 as associate professor emeritus of sociology. He received degrees from College of Emporia (A.B., 1942), Vanderbilt University (M.Div., 1944) and Yale University (Ph.D., 1953). His area research was social psychology and the sociology of religion with particular emphases on religious sects in America.
Source: Senate Reference no. 01-4