Loevinger, Jane

Loevinger, Jane

(1918–  ) psychologist; born in St. Paul, Minn. She studied at the universities of Minnesota and California: Berkeley (Ph.D. 1944). She joined the department of psychology at Washington University, St. Louis, as an instructor in statistics (1946) and became a research associate at its school of medicine (1960). Her research into the psychology of ego development resulted in many publications, including the two-volume Measuring Ego Development (1970, with Ruth Wessler and Carolyn Redmore).