Theodore C. Schneirla

Fellow: Awarded 1944

Field of Study: Psychology

Fellow: Awarded 1945

Field of Study: Psychology

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 07-23-1902

Died: 08-20-1968

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1943–44:

SCHNEIRLA, THEODORE CHRISTIAN.  Appointed for a study of the relationship between instinct and learning in insect psychology; tenure, twelve months from September 1, 1944.

Born July 23, 1902, Bay City, Michigan.  Education:  University of Michigan, A.B., 1924, M.Sc., 1925, Sc.D., 1927. National Research Council Fellow at the University of Chicago, 1930–31.

Instructor in Psychology, 1926–27, University of Michigan; Instructor in Psychology, 1927–29, Assistant Professor, 1930–42, Associate Professor, 1943—, New York University; Associate Curator of Animal Behavior, 1943—, American Museum of Natural History.

Publications:  Principles of Animal Psychology (with N. R. F. Maier), 1935; Recent Experiments in Psychology (with others), 1938. Articles in American Journal of Psychology, Comparative Psychology Monographs, Journal of Comparative Psychology, Zeitschrift für vergleichende Physiologie, Proceedings of the National Academy of Science, Psychological Bulletin, Psychological Review, Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, American Museum Novitates.