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Thomas Whelan Reese

educator , experimental psychologist.

Thomas Whelan Reese, American educator, experimental psychologist.

Background

Reese, Thomas Whelan was born on December 13, 1908 in Baltimore. Son of Philip Reigart and Helen (Whelan) Reese.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Cambridge U., 1931, Master of Arts, 1944. Doctor of Philosophy., Columbia, 1942. Fulbright fellow U. Ankara, Turkey, 1951-1952.

Career

Instructor, Columbia, 1940-1942. Faculty Mount Holyoke College, 1945-1985, assistant to associate professor, 1945-1950, professor, 1950-1985, department chairman psychological education, 1954-1968. Board of directors Hampshire Interlibrary Center, 1963-1966.

Works

  • Contributor articles professional journals.

Membership

Served with O.W.I., London, 1943, Office of Strategic Services, London, 1944-1945. Special National Institutes of Health Research fellow Sub-Department Animal Behaviour department zoology U. Cambridge (England), 1966-1967. Fellow American, Massachusetts psychological associations, American Association for the Advancement of Science, New York Academy Science.

Member New England, Eastern psychological associations, Psychonomic Society, Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Ellen Hayward Pulford, December 17, 1949.

father:
Philip Reigart Reese

mother:
Helen (Whelan) Reese

spouse:
Ellen Hayward Pulford