Bernadotte E. Schmitt

Fellow: Awarded 1927

Field of Study: Intellectual and Cultural History

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 05-19-1886

Died: 03-23-1969

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1926–27: Schmitt, Bernadotte Everly: Appointed for the continuation of researches into the origins of and responsibility for the World War; tenure, six months from January 1, 1928. Born May 19, 1886, at Strasburg, Virginia. Education: University of Tennessee, A.B., 1904; Merton College, Oxford University, Rhodes Scholar from Tennessee (first class in Modern History), B.A., 1908, M.A., 1913; University of Wisconsin, Ph.D., 1910. Instructor in History, 1910–14, Assistant Professor, 1914–17, Associate Professor, 1917–24, Professor of History, 1924–25, Western Reserve University; Professorial Lecturer, 1924–25, Professor of Modern History, 1925—, University of Chicago. Lecturer in History, Summer Sessions: University of Tennessee, 1911–12; New York University, 1916; University of Wisconsin, 1918; Cornell University, 1919; Columbia University, 1920; Stanford University, 1922. Round Table Leader, Institute of Politics, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1925. Publications: “England and Germany, 1740–1914,” 1916; “An Outline of Modern European History,” 1923; articles in “War Cyclopedia,” 1917; “Handbook of the Diplomatic History of Europe,” 1918, and in Revue Politique Internationale, American Historical Review, Political Science Quarterly, Current History, Foreign Affairs.  

AWARDS WON

Pulitzer Prize, History, 1931