Nebraska Authors

Harry Kirke Wolfe

Born 1858-11-10 Bloomington, IL (USA)

Died 1918-07-30
Lincoln, NE (USA)

Nebraskan Harry Kirke Wolfe is remembered as one of the pioneers of psychology. He studied in Germany with Wilhelm Wundt, the founder of scientific psychology. He was also one of the charter members of the American Psychological Association and the founder of the Psychology Department at the University of Nebraska. Wolfe also served as Superintendent of Schools in South Omaha and Principal of Lincoln High School in Lincoln.

Places Lived

Lincoln, NE
Illinois
Omaha, NE

Author Of

  • Nonfiction

Keywords

Child Psychology; Pedagogy; History of Psychology

Education

University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE

Occupation

Psychologist
Professor
Teacher
School Administrator

Places Worked

University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
South Omaha Public Schools
Lincoln High School, Lincoln, NE

Bibliography

Wrote many scholarly articles
Papers are kept at the university of Nebraska-Lincoln and the Nebraska State Historical Society

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