Excerpt: "Born in 1904 in Susquehanna, Pennsylvania, and son of a lawyer, B. F. Skinner (1904–90) was raised in a middle-class Protestant family. He attended Hamilton College and planned a literary career, but soon enrolled in *psychology, completing his PhD at Harvard in 1931. Skinner taught at the University of Minnesota, Indiana University and also Harvard."
Bufford, Rodger K., "B. F. Skinner" (2006). Faculty Publications - Grad School of Clinical Psychology. 307.