Robert Jay Lifton

Professor, Author

1926 –

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Who is Robert Jay Lifton?

Robert Jay Lifton is an American psychiatrist and author, chiefly known for his studies of the psychological causes and effects of war and political violence and for his theory of thought reform. He was an early proponent of the techniques of psychohistory.

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Born
May 16, 1926
Brooklyn
Also known as
  • Robert J. Lifton
Spouses
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Cornell University
  • Doctor of Medicine, New York Medical College
    Medicine
    ( - 1948)
Employment
  • Yale University
  • Harvard University
  • John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Lived in
  • Greater Boston

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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