George William Williamson

Fellow: Awarded 1931

Field of Study: English Literature

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 02-20-1895

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

WILLIAMSON, GEORGE WILLIAM:  Appointed for studies of the metaphysical element in English literature of the first half of the Seventeenth Century; tenure, twelve months from September 1, 1931.

Born February 20, 1895, at Galesburg, Illinois. Education: Blackburn College, 1915–17; Stanford University, B.A., 1920, Ph.D., 1928; Harvard University, M.A., 1925; also student at University of California.

Instructor in English, 1920–22, Assistant Professor, 1923–25, Washington State College; Assistant Professor of English, 1925–27, Pomona College; Instructor of English, 1927–28, Stanford University; Assistant Professor of English, 1928—, University of Oregon; Assistant Professor of English, Summer, 1930, University of Washington.

Publications: The Talent of T. S. Eliot, 1929; The Donne Tradition, 1930. Articles in Sewanee Review, University of California Chronicle, Modern Language Notes, Philology.