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Kurt Lewin (1424)

1890, Mogilno,
1947, Newtonville, Massachusetts, USA
Short Biography
Kurt Zadek Lewin (September 9, 1890 – February 12, 1947) was a German-American psychologist, known as one of the modern pioneers of social, organizational, and applied psychology in the United States. Kurt Lewin, exiled from the land of his birth, made a ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
  • PhD University of Berlin, 1947
Appointments & Honors
  • University of Berlin, 1922-32
  • Stanford University, 1932
  • Cornell University, 1933-5
  • Child Welfare Research Station, University of Iowa, 1935-43
  • Director, Research Center for Group Dynamics, MIT, 1944-7
Principal Publications
  • 1935 A Dynamic Theory of Personality. McGraw- Hill.
  • 1936 Principles of Topological Psychology. McGraw-Hilt.
  • 1939 Patterns of aggressive behavior in experimentally created social climates. Journal of Social Psychology, 10, 271-99 (with R. Lippit and R. White).
  • 1943 Defining the 'field at a given time'. Psychological Review, 50, 292-310.
  • 1948 Resolving Social Conflicts: Selected Papers on Group Dynamics. Harper and Row (ed. with G. W. Lewin).
  • 1951 Field Theory in Social Science: Selected Theoretical Papers. Harper and Brothers (ed. D. Cartwright).