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The Encyclopedia Americana (1920)/Ellwood, Charles Abram

ELLWOOD, Charles Abram, American sociologist: b. near Ogdensburg, N. Y., 20 Jan. 1873. He was graduated at Cornell University in 1896 and studied also at the Universities of Chicago and Berlin. For one year he was lecturer and instructor at the University of Nebraska and in 1900 became professor of sociology at the University of Missouri. He became also advisory editor of the American Journal of Sociology and associate editor of the Journal of Criminal Law and Criminology. In 1904 he served as president of the Missouri Confederated Charities. He has published ‘Sociology and Modern Social Problems’ (1910); ‘Sociology in its Psychological Aspects’ (1912; French trans., 1914); also monographs and special articles on social psychology.