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Burgess, Ernest Watson (1909–1972)

Leading U.S. sociologist of the Chicago School

Born in Ontario, Canada, Ernest Watson Burgess received his B.A. from Kingfisher College in Oklahoma in 1908 and his Ph.D. from the University of Chicago in 1913. He taught at the University of Toledo (Ohio), the ...

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