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Charles Edward Merriam
Charles Edward Merriam Jr.
November 15, 1874
|Died||January 8, 1953
Elizabeth Hilda Doyle (m. 1900)
|Children||Robert E. Merriam|
|Institutions||University of Chicago|
|Thesis||History of the Theory of Sovereignty Since Rousseau (1900)|
|Academic advisors||John Burgess|
Charles Edward Merriam Jr. (1874–1953) was an American professor of political science at the University of Chicago, founder of the behavioral approach to political science, a trainer of many graduate students, a prominent intellectual in the Progressive Movement, and an advisor to several US Presidents. Upon his death, The New York Times called him "one of the outstanding political scientists in the country".
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