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Harry Wendell Karn

educator , psychologist

Harry Wendell Karn, American educator, psychologist. Recipient Carnegie Distinguished Teaching award. 1956. Served to Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve 1942-1946.; Fellow American, Pennsylvania psychological associations:.

Background

Karn, Harry Wendell was born on February 11, 1907 in Pittsburgh. Son of Harry Wendell and Emma (Demuth) Karn.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Muskingum College, 1929. Master of Arts, University Pittsburgh, 1931. Doctor of Philosophy., Clark University, 1934.

Career

August 10, 1936. Psychologist. Western State Penintentiary. Pittsburgh, 1934-1936.

Assistant professor of University Pittsburgh, 1936-1942, member of faculty Carnegie Mellon U., 1946-1969, professor psychology. 1952-1969; consultant to industry. 1950-1969.

Works

  • Author, editor, contributor 5 books. Contributor professional journals.

Membership

Served to Lieutenant United States Naval Reserve 1942-1946. Fellow American, Pennsylvania psychological associations:.

Connections

Married Dorothy Lillias Happe.

father:
Harry Wendell Karn

mother:
Emma (Demuth) Karn

spouse:
Dorothy Lillias Happe.