I have created this site as a way to collect my work, keep everything organised, and share. The menu at the top-left will take you to various standard pages that academics always provide: bio, teaching, research, and CV (as well as some other goodies). And the main page is effectively a blog, where I aim to share things in a more timely fashion. Click on the titles for more.
The October 2020 issue of History of the Human Sciences is a special (double) issue dedicated to the memory of John Forrester (1949-2015). In their introduction, editors Chris Millard and Felicity Callard situated my contribution relative to their view of the whole: Burman (2020) takes us on a journey, inserting Piaget in […]
[Republished from UKrant.] On 9/11, Jeremy Burman – now an assistant professor at the RUG – was a student in Toronto, Canada. There was nothing we could have done to prevent what happened that day, he says. But now with the corona crisis, we can make a difference. “We decide how many people die.”
[Republished from Mindwise.] Dr Burman decided to write several dozen haiku about the History of Psychology. For fun. As part of his Christmas vacation. Here, he also used the challenge of navigating the poetic constraints of its formalism to reflect on writing and creativity.
[Republished from Mindwise.] Dr Burman was invited to speak at Young Talent Grants Week. Then, 48 hours before the event, his Veni grant application was rejected. But that’s okay.
In his comment included in the special issue of History of Psychology that I edited with Ivan Flis and Nadine Weidman, Ted Porter (UCLA History) said this of our efforts: It rarely suffices merely to count things, for they may also require to be classified…. The problem can be especially thorny for the “psy” disciplines, where it applies […]
In her comment included in the special issue of History of Psychology that I edited with Ivan Flis and Nadine Weidman, Melinda Baldwin (now of History at the University of Maryland) said this of our efforts: As a historian of scientific publishing, I am excited by the possibilities of such […]
In his comment included in the special issue of History of Psychology that I edited with Ivan Flis and Nadine Weidman, Christopher Green (YorkU Psychology) said this of our efforts: It was a pleasure to read these two sophisticated efforts to bring digital methods to the history of psychology. In […]
I was surprised and delighted to hear that Frank Costigliola (UConn History) had mentioned me in the final chapter (“Reading for emotion”) of the third edition of his textbook surveying the history of American Foreign Relations. I wouldn’t have thought I’d have anything useful to say to his audience. In […]