Erik Erikson
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Erik Erikson

American German-born psychoanalyst & essayist

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Erik Homburger Erikson was a German-American developmental psychologist and psychoanalyst known for his theory on psychological development of human beings. He may be most famous for coining the phrase identity crisis. His son, Kai T. Erikson, is a noted American sociologist.

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University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Berkeley

Public research university in Berkeley, California, United States

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Harvard University
Harvard University

Private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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University of Pittsburgh
University of Pittsburgh

State-related research university located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

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    #21 World Rank #11 USA Rank
    Psychology
    #327 World Rank #151 USA Rank
    Sociology