B F Skinner

B F Skinner

Burrhus Frederic Skinner (1904-1990), widely regarded as the most prominent and influential psychologist after Sigmund Freud, graduated from Harvard University with a degree in psychology in 1931. In 1948, he returned to Harvard after stints at the University of Minnesota and Indiana University. He stayed at the university for the rest of his career, retiring as Edgar Pierce Professor of Psychology in 1974.