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Psychologist , educator and writer

William Ryan, American psychologist, educator and writer. Recipient Distinguished Achievement in Theory and Research award American Psychological Association, 1993. Sergeant United States Air Force, 1942-1946.


Ryan, William was born on September 20, 1923 in Everett, Massachusetts, United States. Son of William Joseph and Marion (Evans) Ryan.


De Paul University; De Paul University (Bachelor of Laws).


Clinical and research positions, various organizations, Boston, 1952-1960;director Boston Mental Health survey, United Community Superior vena cava syndrome, Boston, 1961-1963;senior consultant in human services, Massachusetts Commision on Children and Youth, Boston, 1962-1966;lecturer in preventive medicine, Tufts Medical School, Boston, 1962-1966;research associate, Harvard University, Boston, 1962-1966;lecturer, Boston University School Social Work, 1965-1966;assistant, associate professor in psychiatry, Yale School Medicine, New Haven, 1966-1969;professor psychology, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts, since 1969. Consultant National Council Churches, Department Social Justice, 1965-1968, National Institute of Mental Health, 1968-1972, Massachusetts Department Public Welfare, 1970-1972, Massachusetts Housing Finance Agency, 1973-1975, Community Council Greater New York, 1975-1976, Routledge & Kegan Paul Publications, 1981-1983.



Sergeant United States Air Force, 1942-1946.


Married Phyllis Milgroom, August 8, 1951. 1 child, Elizabeth Amy Yuengert.

William Joseph Ryan

Marion (Evans) Ryan

Phyllis Milgroom

Elizabeth Amy Yuengert Ryan