Black and white photograph of psychologist G. Stanley Hall.

G. Stanley Hall

(1844 - 1924)

Studying under William James at Harvard University in the 1870s and receiving from the school the first PhD in psychology awarded in the U.S., G. Stanley Hall became the National Education Association’s first president of the child-study department in 1894. While serving as the president of Clark University in 1909, he invited Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung to deliver lectures at the school’s twentieth anniversary and gave both men honorary degrees.

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Voices In Time

1904 | Massachusetts

Coming to Maturity

G. Stanley Hall charts the birth of the teenager. More

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