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Brandenburg, George Clinton, 1878-1934



  • Existence: 1878 - 1934

Biographical Information

George Clinton Brandenburg was a professor of Psychology at Purdue University in the mid-1900s, with a focus on education. He was born in Volga, Iowa on December 2, 1878. He earned his Bachelor Degree in Philosophy (Ph.B.) from Drake in 1910 and his Master of Arts (A.M.) from Colorado in 1914. Brandenburg was a Fellow at Wisconsin from 1914-1915, where he earned his PhD in 1915. He became an Instructor of Educational Psychology at Purdue University in 1916. He was promoted to Assistant Professor in 1917 and Associate Professor in 1918. Brandenburg became a full professor at Purdue in 1920, and his research focused on applied psychology, child development, trade tests, and correlation of mental traits. His studies were widely influential in the field and are repeatedly cited.


American Men of Science: A Biographical Directory; Vol 10, Issue 3; edited by J. McKeen Cattell and Dean R. Brimhall; 3rd Edition; 1921; pg 79. />

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

George C. Brandenburg papers

 Collection — Box: Communal Collections 16, Placement: 10
Identifier: MSF 52
Scope and Contents This collection consists of three folders containing articles by George Brandenburg.
Dates: 1917 - 1927