Adrienne Koch

Adrienne Koch

Fellow: Awarded 1944
Field of Study: U.S. History
Fellow: Awarded 1945
Field of Study: U.S. History

Competition: US & Canada

U.S. Office of Economic Warfare

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1943–44:

KOCH, ADRIENNE. Appointed for a study of the social and political philosophy of Jefferson, Madison and Monroe, with the main emphasis upon understanding the development of the experiment of republicanism as an expression of the American Enlightenment; tenure, twelve months from December 1, 1944.

Born September 10, 1912, New York City. Education:  New York University, B.A., 1933; Columbia University, M.A., 1934, Ph.D., 1942.

Assistant in Philosophy, 1934–35, Instructor, 1935–42, New York University; Research Analyst, 1942, Office of Facts and Figures; Research Analyst, 1942–43, Publications Division, Office of War Information; Analyst and Writer, 1943–44, Foreign Economic Administration; Senior Political Analyst, National Planning Association, 1944.

Publications:  The Philosophy of Thomas Jefferson, 1943; The Life and Writings of Thomas Jefferson (with William Peden), 1944.  Articles and reviews in Review of Religion, New York Times, Philosophic Abstracts, Journal of Aesthetics, New Leader, New York Herald Tribune, American Mercury.


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