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J.T. (Jeremy) Burman, PhD

Senior Assistant Professor


Broadly: history of psychology, history of biology, history of philosophy of science, history of logic, history of cognitive science, public understanding of science

Specifically: Theory and history of developmental psychology (esp. the Cold War popularization of Jean Piaget by American psychologists and educators), archival history (esp. the Rockefeller Foundation's funding of the International Centre for Genetic Epistemology and "the crisis of logic"), biology as meta-theory in psychology (esp. Piaget's appeals to Waddington's epigenetics), historiography and historical methods (esp. Kuhn), knowledge translation & indigenization / internationalization, taxonomic incommensurability, indeterminacy in translation, PsycINFO

Other positions

External service
-Adjunct Professor (honorific) of the graduate program in Historical, Theoretical, and Critical Studies of Psychology at York University in Toronto, Canada
-Editorial Board / Consulting Editor, History of Psychology
-Editorial Board / Consulting Editor, New Ideas in Psychology
-Editorial Board / Consulting Editor, Review of General Psychology
-President-elect of the Society for the History of Psychology (APA Division 26)
-Elected Fellow in History (Division 26) and Developmental Psychology (Division 7) & Full Member (with voting privileges) of the American Psychological Association
Internal service
-THP master coordinator
-Chief Editor & Chair of the Editorial Board for
-Member of the Editorial Board for the Heymans Institute website
-Chair of the Heymans Institute's ChatGPT policy workgroup
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