Mary Whiton Calkins

Birth/Death

  • Born on: March 30, 1863
  • Died on: February 26, 1930

Background Information



  • Went to Smith collage
  • Classics and philosophy
  • Never admitted as a student at Harvard because she was a girl but was allowed to sit in the lectures


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Contribution to Psychology

  • First woman president of the American Psychological Association
  • Completed requirements for a PhD but never got it because she was a girl
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