J. Fred Rippy

Fellow: Awarded 1927

Field of Study: Iberian and Latin American History

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 10-27-1892

Died: 02-10-1977

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1926–27:

Rippy, J. Fred: Appointed for researches, in Europe, on the subject of “Latin America in World Affairs”; tenure, six months from June 10, 1927.

Born October 27, 1892, at Gallatin, Tennessee. Education: Southwestern University of Texas, B.A., 1913; Vanderbilt University, M.A., 1915; University of California, Ph.D., 1920; Native Son’s Fellowship, in residence at the University of California, 1917–18.

Instructor in History, University of California; Instructor, 1920–23, Assistant Professor, 1923–24, Associate Professor of History, 1924–26, University of Chicago; Professor of History, 1926—, Duke University. Associate Managing Editor of The Hispanic American Historical Review, 1926—.

Publications: “The Historical Background of the American Policy of Isolation,” 1924; “The United States and Mexico,” 1926; Editor, “The Destiny of a Continent,” (Manuel Ugarte), 1925. Articles in Southwestern Historical Quarterly, The Political Science Quarterly, The Southwestern Political Science Quarterly, The Mississippi Valley Historical Review, The Hispanic American Historical Review, Current History, The Journal of International Relations, The Journal of Negro History.