A. J. M. Smith

Fellow: Awarded 1941

Field of Study: Literary Criticism

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 11-08-1902

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1941–42:

Appointed from Canada:

SMITH, ARTHUR JAMES MARSHALL:  Appointed for the writing of a critical and historical study of Canadian poetry; tenure, twelve months from September 1, 1941.

Born November 8, 1902, at Westmount, P. Q., Canada.  Education:  McGill University, B.Sc., 1925, M.A., 1926; University of Edinburgh, Ph.D., 1931.

Assistant Professor of English, Ball State Teachers College, 1930–31; Instructor in English, 1931–33, 1936–39, Assistant Professor, 1939—, Michigan State College; Head of the English Department, 1934–35, Doane College; Assistant Professor of English, 1935–36, University of South Dakota.

Publications:  Articles and poems in Canadian Forum, Rocking Horse, Poetry, University of Toronto Quarterly, Times (London), Dial, Nation, London Aphrodite, Commonweal, Hound & Hare, New Verse, Adelphi, New Frontier, Contemporary Poetry and Prose, Twentieth Century Verse, Papers of the Michigan Academy of Science, Arts and Letters.