Erikson, Erik H. (Erik Homburger), 1902-1994

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1902-06-15
Death 1994-05-12
Americans
English, German

Biographical notes:

Erik Erikson (1902-1994) was an American psychoanalyst, educator, and author. He was born in Frankfurt, Germany to Danish parents who separated before his birth, but he grew up in Karlsruhe, Germany. He used his stepfather’s last name, Homburger, until the late 1930s. In 1930 he married Joan Mowat Serson, a Canadian dancer and artist. In 1933 they immigrated from Vienna to the United States. He was best known for his work in child development and life-span studies, coining the phrase "identity crisis", and in the field that became known as psychohistory.

From the guide to the Erik Erikson additional papers, 1895-1986., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

Erik Erikson (1902-1994) was a German-born, American psychoanalyst, educator, and author.

From the description of Journal, 1923-1924. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 85213497

German born (as Erik Homburger), Erik Erikson (1902-1994) was an American psychoanalyst, educator and author. In 1930 he married Joan Mowat Serson, a Canadian dancer and artist. In 1933 they immigrated from Vienna to the U.S. He was best known for his work in child development and life-span studies, coining the phrase "identity crisis", and in the field that became known as psychohistory.

From the description of Erik H. and Joan M. Erikson papers, 1925-1985 (inclusive) 1960-1980 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612596949

From the guide to the Erik H. and Joan M. Erikson papers, 1925-1985 (inclusive) 1960-1980 (bulk)., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

German-born as Erik Homburger, Erik Erikson (1902-1994) was an American psychoanalyst, educator, and author. In 1930 he married Joan Mowat Serson, a Canadian dancer and artist. In 1933 they immigrated from Vienna to the U.S. He was best known for his work in child development and life-span studies, coining the phrase "identity crisis", and in the field that became known as psychohistory.

From the guide to the Erik Homburger Erikson journal, 1923-1924., (Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University)

Erik Erikson (1902-1994) was an American psychoanalyst, educator, and author. He was born in Frankfurt, Germany to Danish parents who separated before his birth, but he grew up in Karlsruhe, Germany. He used his stepfather's last name, Homburger, until the late 1930s. In 1930 he married Joan Mowat Serson, a Canadian dancer and artist. In 1933 they immigrated from Vienna to the United States. He was best known for his work in child development and life-span studies, coining the phrase "identity crisis", and in the field that became known as psychohistory.

From the description of Erik Erikson additional papers, 1895-1986. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 756503720

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Subjects:

  • Psychologists
  • Women--Psychology
  • Life cycle, Human
  • Psychohistory
  • Developmental psychology
  • Identity (Psychology)
  • Child psychiatry
  • Young women--Psychology
  • Play assessment (Child psychology)
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Cross cultural studies

Occupations:

  • Artists

Places:

  • United States (as recorded)
  • Karlsruhe (Germany) (as recorded)