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Psychology educator

Marianne Frankenhaeuser, Finnish psychology educator.


Frankenhaeuser, Marianne was born on September 30, 1925 in Helsinki, Finland. Daughter of Tor and Ragni (Alfthan) von Wright.


Diploma in Psychology, Oxford University, 1947. Bachelor, University Helsinki, 1950. Master of Arts, University Stockholm, 1954.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Uppsala, 1959. Doctor in Political Science (honorary), University Turku, Finland, 1990.


Clinical psychologist Seraphimer Hospital, Stockholm, 1951-1955. Research psychologist Karolinska Institute, 1955-1960. Assistant professor University Stockholm, 1960-1963.

Research fellow Swedish Council for Social Science Research, 1963-1965. Associate professor Swedish Medical Research Council, 1965-1969, professor, 1969-1980. Professor psychology Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1980-1992, head psychology division, 1982-1992.

Member science advisory panel Swedish National Board Health and Welfare, 1968-1991. Medical advisory board Swedish Tobacco Company, 1971-1983. Board directors Bank of Sweden Tercentenary Foundation, 1974-1980, review committee on behavioral science, 1974-1980.

Visiting professor psychiatry Stanford University, 1976. Gildersleeve professor Barnard College, Columbia University, New York City, 1981. Visiting scholar Institutes for Research on Women and Gender, Stanford University, 1998.

Consultant United States Social Science Research Council Committee on Life Course Perspectives in Middle and Old Age, since 1978. Board directors Swedish Council for Management and Work Life Issues, 1981-1991, Swedish Society for Members Parliament and Scientists, 1981-1995, many others in past. Fellow Center Advanced Study Behavioral Science, Stanford University, 1995-1996.


Science council Swedish National Encyclopedia, 1987-1996. Member committee on human rights National Academy of Sciences, since 1989. Member productivity commission Swedish Government, 1989-1991.

Member work environmental council Swedish Government, Department Labor, 1989-1991. Member Swedish Work Environment Fund Advisory Committee on Long Range Research Investments, 1988-1990. Member committee on jobs in future society Swedish Employment Security Council, 1986-1989, others.

Member European Brain and Behavior Society (president 1974-1976), Academie Internationale de Philosophie des Sciences (correspondent member ), Sciences Council of Swedish Psychological Association, (president, 1970-1973), National Academy of Sciences (foreign associate), Academia Europaea, New York Academy of Sciences, Finnish Society Sciences and Letters (foreign member).


Married Bernhard Frankenhaeuser, March 15 (deceased November 1994).

Tor Frankenhaeuser

Ragni (Alfthan) Frankenhaeuser

Bernhard Frankenhaeuser