Felix M. Morley

Felix M. Morley

Fellow: Awarded 1928
Field of Study: General Nonfiction
Fellow: Awarded 1929
Field of Study: General Nonfiction

Competition: US & Canada

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1928:

Morley, Felix: Appointed to make a study of the League of Nations, in preparation for the writing of a book on the machinery of international government as now developed, with particular stress on the practice rather than the theory of operation, principally at Geneva; tenure, twelve months from August 1, 1928.

Born January 6, 1894, at Haverford, Pennsylvania. Education: Haverford College, B.A., 1915; Oxford University, Rhodes Scholar from Maryland (New College), 1919–21, second class Honours School of Modern History, B.A., 1921; London School of Economics and Political Science (Hutchinson Research Student), 1921–22.

Newspaper work in Philadelphia and Washington, 1916–17; U. S. Department of Labor, 1919; on editorial staff Baltimore Sun since 1922; Lecturer on Modern European History at St. John’s College, Annapolis, 1923–25; Correspondent of Baltimore Sun in Japan, China and the Philippines, 1925–26.

Publications: “Unemployment Relief in Great Britain,” 1924 (second prize in Class A, Hart Schaffner and Marx Economic Essay Contest, 1924); “Our Far Eastern Assignment,” 1926; various articles on political and economic subjects in magazines and reviews.


Awarded: Pulitzer Prize, Nonfiction, 1936

Pulitzer Prize, Nonfiction, 1936
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