G. Stanley Hall Biography

Educator, Psychologist (1844–1924)
American psychologist G. Stanley Hall was a trailblazer in his field. He established the concept of child psychology and founded Clark University.


G. Stanley Hall was born on February 1, 1844, in Ashfield, Massachusetts. He attended Harvard University was the first American to receive a Ph.D. in psychology. He taught at Johns Hopkins University and helped found Clark University in 1888. He’s considered a pioneer of child and educational psychology and his ideas influenced Sigmund Freud and Charles Darwin.

Fact Check

We strive for accuracy and fairness. If you see something that doesn't look right, contact us!