Dr. James W. Wilson
Dr. James Warner Wilson of Peterborough NH passed away peacefully at age 97 on April 3, 2021, at Rivermead Lifecare Community. He was born in Schenectady, NY on April 27, 1923, the son of Benjamin and Bessie (Davis) Wilson. Jim was raised in Schenectady, NY. He earned his B.S.in psychology from St. Lawrence University, his M.A. in psychology from the University of Rochester, and his Ph.D. in education from the University of Chicago. He married Sally Beck in 1945 and began working at Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) in 1946. His tenure was largely as a researcher but included seven years as Dean of the College of General Studies. The opportunity to return to research at RIT led Jim,...