Classics in the History of Psychology
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Christopher D. Green
York University, Toronto, Ontario
ISSN 1492-3713

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An Historical View of Some Early Women Psychologists and the Psychology of Women

Edited by Katharine S. Milar
Earlham College

About the Editor


Katharine S. Milar is a Professor of Psychology at Earlham College, Richmond, Indiana.  She has been a member of the faculty there since 1980.  In 1986, she was awarded a Faculty Open Fellowship from The Lilly Foundation in Indianapolis, Indiana which allowed her to begin pursuing her interests in history of women in psychology.  She is presently serving as Treasurer of Cheiron: The International Society of the History of the Behavioral and Social Sciences; she also hosted the annual meeting of Cheiron at Earlham College in 1996.  Since 1993, she has served as editor of the "Reclaiming our Heritage" column of The Feminist Psychologist, newsletter of the Psychology of Women Division (35)of the American Psychological Association.  The column features biographical essays about women important to the history of psychology.  She has served as Program Chair for the History of Psychology Division (26) of the American Psychological Association and  in 2000 was elected division President.