Obedience to Authority: Milgram Contributions

  • Lăcrămioara Mocanu
  • Diana Pradaiș
Keywords: Obedience; Autority; Milgram Experiment


The primary researcher was Stanley Milgram who was a Social Psychologist and professor
at Yale University. Stanley was born on August 15, 1933 in New York City where he was raised. He
graduated from James Monroe High School in 1950 and earned a bachelor’s degree from Queens
College in 1954. He went on to study under Gordon Allport at Harvard University where he earned a
Ph.D in 1960. Stanley served as a professor at the following universities and colleges: Yale City
University and City College. He died at the age of 51 in New York City ( Miller, 1997).