Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Bachelor of Science in Music
Cornell University, 1938
Master of Arts, Developmental Psychology
Ph.D., Developmental Psychology
University of Michigan-Ann Arbor, 1942
What Is He Known For?
Formulating and refining the Family Ecological Systems Theory which is the foundation of many parent involvement and family education programs and thrusts in today's education world. He details the theory in his book Ecology of Human Development. He served as Professor of Human Development at Cornell University for 57 years.
What Is He Doing Now?
Urie died on September 25, 2005 at the stately age of 88...and still teaching at the time!!!