Urie Bronfenbrenner

  • Birth

    Urie Bronfenbrenner was born in Moscow, Russia.
  • Cornell U

    Cornell U
    Recieved a scholarship to Cornell University & studied Music and Psychology. *only year is correct
  • Harvard

    Bronfenbrenner went on to Harvard where he obtained a Master's in Education. *only year is correct
  • University of Michigan

    Soon after Harvard, Bronfenbrenner obtained his Doctorate in Developmental Psychology from the University of Michigan *only year is correct
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    Drafted into army

    Bronfenbrenner was drafted into the US Army Medical Corps where he served as a psychologist. *only years are correct
  • Ecological Systems Theory

    Ecological Systems Theory
    In 1979, Bronfenner's book, "The Ecology of Human Development: Experiments by Nature and Design" was published. In this book, he wrote of his ever famous Ecological Systems Theory. This theory says that a child's development is affected by five different systems in the child's life.
    Micro- Family, Friends, Church, Neighborhood
    Meso- The blending of the elements in the microsystem
    Exo- Media, Politics, Social/Legal Services
    Macro- Culture ideals
    Chrono- Time/history *only year is correct
  • Award

    In 1996, he recieved the Lifetime Contribution to Developmental Psychology in the Service of Science and Society Award from the American Psychological Association. *only the year is correct
  • Death

    Bronfenbrenner died in Ithaca, NY where he resided.