C. George Boeree

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C. George Boeree
Born (1952-01-15) January 15, 1952 (age 66)
Badhoevedorp, Netherlands
Spouse(s) Judy Kovarik (m. 1972)
Academic background
Alma mater
Academic work
Discipline Psychology
Sub-discipline Personality theory, history of psychology
Institutions Shippensburg University
Notable ideas Lingua Franca Nova
Website http://webspace.ship.edu/cgboer

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.

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, introduced on the Internet in 1998.

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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