Lois Whitney

Fellow: Awarded 1929

Field of Study: English Literature

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 10-14-1892

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1929–30:

Whitney, Lois:  Appointed to study the inter-relations of the partly conflicting, partly converging ideas of progress and primitivism, especially as they are illustrated by English literature of the eighteenth century; tenure, twelve months from June 15, 1929.

Born October 14, 1892, at Oberlin, Ohio. Education: The University of Chicago, B. S., 1914, M. A., 1915, Ph. D., 1921; Radcliffe College, 1919–20.

Instructor in English, 1916–19, Grinnell College; Instructor in English, 1921–23, University of Minnesota; Assistant Professor of English, 1923–26, Goucher College; Assistant Professor of English, 1926—, Vassar College.

Publications: Articles in Modern Philology, Studies in Philology, Philological Quarterly, Publications of the Modern Language Association.