Nebraska Authors

Horace Bidwell English

Born 1892-10-01 Eagle, NE (USA)

Died 1961-07-20
Franklin County, OH (USA)

The author was a key witness for the Lead Counsel in the famous Civil Rights Trial "Brown vs. the Topeka Board of Education" in 1954.

Places Lived

Eagle, NE
Lincoln, NE
New Haven, CT
Needham, MA
Yellow Springs, OH
Columbus, OH
Middletown, CT
Wellesly, MA

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Psychology; Child Development


Bachelor of Science Degree, 1910, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, NE
Graduate Studies as a Rhodes Scholar, 1911, Oxford University, Oxford, ENGLAND
Ph.D. in Psychology, 1916, Yale University, New Haven, CT


Pyschologist, United States Army
Professor of Psychology

Places Worked

Wellesly College, Wellesly, MA
Antioch College, Yellow Springs, OH
Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT
Ohio State University, Columbus, OH


NAACP of Ohio
American Civil Liberties Union, Ohio


The Psychology of Learning: A Study Guide.
Student's Dictionary of Psychological Terms. 1928.
Studying the Individual School Child: A Manual of Guidance. 1941.
Child Psychology. 1951.
Historical Roots of Learning Theory. 1954.
A Comprehensive Dictionary of Psychological and Psychoanalytical Terms: A Guide to Usage. 1957. (with Ava C. English)
Dynamics of Child Development. 1961.

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