James Rowland Angell

James Rowland Angell, 1869–1949, American educator and psychologist, b. Burlington, Vt., grad. Univ. of Michigan (B.A. 1890; M.A. 1891), M.A. Harvard, 1892; son of James B. Angell. After study abroad, he taught at the Univ. of Minnesota, then at the Univ. of Chicago (1894–1920), where he became professor and head of the psychology department (1905), dean of the university faculties (1911), and acting president (1918–19). He served as president of Yale from 1921 until his retirement in 1937; in his administration the physical facilities of Yale were greatly expanded. In 1937 he became educational counselor of the National Broadcasting Company. His writings include several standard psychology textbooks, Chapters from Modern Psychology (1912), American Education (1937), and articles on psychology and education.

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James Rowland Angell: Selected full-text books and articles

FREE! Chapters from Modern Psychology By James Rowland Angell Longmans, Green, and Co., 1912
Darwinism: Critical Reviews from Dublin Review, Edinburgh Review, Quarterly Review By Alfred Russell Wallace; Thomas Henry Huxley; James Rowland Angell; J. Mark Baldwin; Francis Galton; Daniel N. Robinson University Publications of America, 1977
Librarian’s tip: "The Influence of Darwin on Psychology" by James Rowland Angell begins on p. 263
FREE! The Evolution of Man: A Series of Lectures Delivered before the Yale Chapter of the Sigma XI during the Academic Year 1921-1922 By Richard Swann Lull; Harry Burr Ferris; George Howard Parker; James Rowland Angell; Albert Galloway Keller; Edwin Grant Conklin; George Alfred Baitsell Yale University Press, 1922
Librarian’s tip: Chap. IV "The Evolution of Intelligence" by James Rowland Angell
Biographical Dictionary of American Educators By John F. Ohles Greenwood Press, vol.1, 1978
Librarian’s tip: "Angell, James Rowland" begins on p. 45
Fields of Psychology By J. P. Guilford D. Van Nostrand, 1940
Librarian’s tip: "Consciousness as a Part of the Adjustive Processes of an Organism: Angell's View" begins on p. 621
Contemporary Schools of Psychology By Robert S. Woodworth Ronald Press, 1948 (Revised edition)
Librarian’s tip: "The Chicago School of Functional Psychology" begins on p. 30
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