Dorothy Johnson Orchard

Fellow: Awarded 1931

Field of Study: Economics

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 03-20-1897

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1931–32:

ORCHARD, DOROTHY JOHNSON:  Appointed to make a study of the social movements accompanying the industrialization of China, in China; tenure, eight months from June 20, 1931.

Born March 20, 1897, at Alexandria, Virginia.  Education:  Swarthmore College, A.B., 1918; New School for Social Research, New York City, 1921–22; Columbia University, 1929–31.

Economic History Section, United States War Department, 1918; Bureau of Foreign Affairs, Department of State, 1919; Teacher of Mathematics, Western High School, Washington, D. C., 1919–20; Research Assistant, National Bureau of Economic Research, New York City, 1921–22; Research Assistant, Russell Sage Foundation, New York City, 1922-23; in research department and acting secretary to the President, Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America, New York City, 1924–26; Research Associate under the Council for Research in the Social Sciences, Columbia University, 1926—.

Publications:  Six chapters in Japan’s Economic Position: The Progress of Industrialization, by John E. Orchard, 1930. Articles in The Journal of Political Economy, Political Science Quarterly, The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science.



Spouse: John Ewing Orchard, Guggenheim Fellow in Economic History, 1931