- National Academies (1933)
- American Association for the Advancement of Science
Chauncey McKinley Louttit was born October 9, 1901 in Buffalo, New York to William Henry and Susan (Bruman) Louttit. He earned his B.S. from Hobart College in 1925 and his Ph.D. from Yale University in 1928. He was a research fellow at a training school in New Jersey and during his graduate work he was an instructor at Yale. After earning his Ph.D., he was a research associate in the psychological clinic at the University of Hawaii from 1928-1930 and assistant professor at Ohio University from 1930-1931, and then joined the IU Department of Psychology in 1931. He was assistant professor from 1931-1938, associate professor of 1938-1940, and director of the psychological clinic from 1931-1940. He served in the Navy from 1940-1945 before working at Ohio State University, Sampson College, University of Illinois, University of Oregon, and Wayne State University. He was a member of the Indiana Society for Mental Hygiene and served on its board of directors and as its president. He was also a member of the Indiana State Conference on Social Work, the American Association for Applied Psychology, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi, Lambda Pi, and he was elected a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He authored Bibliography of Bibliographies in Psychology, 1900-1927 (1928), Handbook of Psychological Literature (1933), and Clinical Psychology (1936, revised in 1947). He was editor of the Directory of Applied Psychology (1941 and second edition, 1943), Psychological Abstracts (1947), and Professional Problems (with R.S. Daniel) (1953). Louttit died May 24, 1956 at age 55.