Nebraska Authors

Charles A. Ellwood

AKA: Dr. Charles Abram Ellwood

Born 1873-01-20 Ogdensburg, NY (USA)

Died 1946-09-24
Durham, NC (USA)

Durham, NC (USA)
Maplewood Cemetery

The author was one of the leading Sociologists of the early twentieth century.

Places Lived

Ogdensburg, NY
Ithaca, NY
Chicago, IL
Lincoln, NE
Columbia, MO
Durham, NC

Author Of

  • Nonfiction




Bachelor's Degree, 1896, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Ph.D. in Sociology, 1899, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
L.L.D. Degree, 1922, Bethany College


Professor of Sociology, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
Professor of Sociology, Duke University, Durham, NC
Advisory Editor, American Journal of Sociology
Associate Editor, Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology

Places Worked

University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
University of Missouri, Columbia, MO
Duke University, Durham, NC (1930-1944)


Chairman of the Section on Social Psychology, International Congress of Arts and Sciences, St. Louis, 1904
Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
Corresponding Member, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Sociologie
Honorary member, Masaryk Sociological Society of Czechoslovakia
Honorary member, Société de Sociologie de Genčve
National President, Pi Gamma Mu, 1931-37
President, International Congress of Sociology, Brussels, 1935
President, International Institute of Sociology, 1935-36
Director of the Department of Social Studies, 1922-24


American Sociological Association, 14th President (1924)
Member of the National Education Association


Public Relief and Private Charity in England. 1903.
Sociology and Modern Social Problems. 1910.
Sociology in Its Psychological Aspects. 1913.
The Social Problem. 1915.
Introduction to Social Psychology. 1917.
The Reconstruction of Religion. 1922.
Christianity and Social Science. 1923.
The Psychology of Human Society. 1925.
Cultural Evolution. 1927.
Man's Social Destiny. 1929.
Methods in Sociology. 1933.
A History of Social Philosophy. 1938.

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