The Top 100

Letter published in the Monitor on Psychology, September 2002, page 4 (

SURELY, WITH ALL THE SOPHISticated and compelling research on stereotypes, prejudice and unconscious bias recently presented in the Monitor, someone must have at least considered cautioning readers that the list of "top 20th century psychologists" might display systematic bias such that extraordinary contributions by women and non-whites would be more likely to be (as it tragically turned out, almost completely) forgotten and neglected.

University of Oregon


The letter above is in response to the July/August 2002 Monitor article "Study ranks the top 20th century psychologists" (


Jennifer Freyd Last update 12 September 2002
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