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James Rowland Angell (1169)

1869, Burlington, Vermont
1949, Hamden, Connecticut
Short Biography
James Rowland Angell (/ˈeɪndʒəl/; May 8, 1869 – March 4, 1949) was an American psychologist and educator. He served as the President of Yale University between 1921 and 1937. His father, James Burrill Angell (1829–1916), was president of the University ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
  • M.S., Harvard University, 1892
  • Ph.D. dissertation written, degree not completed, at University of Berlin
Appointments & Honors
  • 1893, philosophy, University of Minnesota
  • 1894-1921, University of Chicago, 1894-1919, psychology, 1919-21, administration
  • during World War I, among psychologists who worked on the classification of army personnel
  • 1921-37, president, Yale University
  • after retirement in 1937, educational counselor to NBC, others
  • president, American Psychological Association, 1906
  • chairman, National Research Council (1919-20), Board of Trustees, Carnegie Corporation (1920-21)
  • twenty-three honorary doctorates. Titchener* gave functionalism its name by contrasting it with Wundt's* and