C. George Boeree

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Cornelis George Boeree (born January 15, 1952) is an American psychologist and professor emeritus at Shippensburg University, specializing in personality theory and the history of psychology.

C. George Boeree
Born (1952-01-15) January 15, 1952 (age 68)
Judy Kovarik (m. 1972)
Academic background
Alma mater
Academic work
Sub-disciplinePersonality theory, history of psychology
InstitutionsShippensburg University
Notable ideasLingua Franca Nova

He is the author of the first online psychology texts,[1] which he made available at no cost to students and other interested parties starting in 1997. They have been translated into German,[2] Spanish,[3] and Bulgarian.[4]

Boeree is also the inventor of the auxiliary language Lingua Franca Nova, which first appeared in 1998 on the Internet.

He was born in Badhoevedorp, near Amsterdam, in the Netherlands. He moved with his parents and brother to the United States in 1956 and grew up on Long Island, New York. He married Judy Kovarik in 1972 and has three daughters. He received his doctoral degree in 1980 from Oklahoma State University.[5]


  1. ^ http://webspace.ship.edu/cgboer/onlinetexts.html
  2. ^ http://www.social-psychology.de/do/PT_intro.pdf
  3. ^ Boeree, C. G. and Gautier Roques, R. E. (translator) (2005). Teorías de la Personalidad. Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic: Universidad Iberoamericana.
  4. ^ http://moradabg.com/perscontents_bg.htm.
  5. ^ Social Psychology Network

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