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N. L. Gage

Born: Aug 1, 1917

Death: Aug 17, 2008

Birthplace: Union City

Nationality: United States

N. L. Gage

Date of Birth : Aug 1, 1917
Date of Death : Aug 17, 2008
Birth Place : Union City

Nathaniel Lees Gage was an educational psychologist who made significant contributions to a scientific understanding of teaching. He conceived and edited the first Handbook of Research on Teaching, led the Stanford Center for Research and Development of Teaching, and served as president of the American Educational Research Association. Gage was a professor at the Stanford Graduate School of Education, where he moved in 1962 after 14 years at the University of Illinois. Deborah Stipek, dean of the Stanford School of Education, called Gage a "giant among educational researchers." David C. Berliner, Regents' Professor of Education at Arizona State University, called Gage "the father of the field of research on teaching."

Also known as


  • Nathaniel Lees Gage
  • Nathaniel Gage

Awards Won


  • Guggenheim Fellowship for Social Sciences, US & Canada
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