Dorothy M. Spencer

Dorothy M. Spencer

Fellow: Awarded 1941

Field of Study: Anthropology and Cultural Studies

Fellow: Awarded 1945

Field of Study: Anthropology and Cultural Studies

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 06-16-1907

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

SPENCER, DOROTHY MARY:  Appointed for studies of the MundārÄ«-speaking people in the Chota Nagpur plateau, Bihar, India; tenure, twelve months from June 1, 1941.

Born June 16, 1907, Chester, Pennsylvania. Education:  University of Wisconsin, A.B., 1930; University of Pennsylvania, M.A., 1933, Ph.D., 1937.

Lecturer in Anthropology, 1938–40, University of Pennsylvania.

Publications:  Articles in American Anthropologist, Sociometry, Asia. Contributor to Twenty-fifth Anniversary Studies, Philadelphia Anthropological Society, 1937; Volume Library, 1939.