Robert England

Fellow: Awarded 1944

Field of Study: Sociology

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 09-15-1894

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1943–44:

Appointed from Canada:

ENGLAND, ROBERT. Appointed for a study of problems of demobilization and civil reestablishment of war veterans in Canada, Great Britain, France, Germany and the United States; tenure, twelve months from July 1, 1944.

Born September 15, 1894, in Ireland. Education:  Queen’s University, B.A., 1921, M.A., 1934. Saskatchewan Government Paris Scholar, 1923.

Teacher, 1920–23, Saskatchewan School Board; Continental Superintendent, 1924–29, Western Manager (Colonization and Agriculture), 1930–36, Canadian National Railways; Director of Extension and Associate Professor of Economics, 1936–37, University of British Columbia; Economic Adviser, 1937–39, Winnipeg Electric Company; Director, 1940, Canadian Legion Educational Services; Executive Secretary, 1940–43, General Advisory Committee on Demobilization and Rehabilitation, Dominion of Canada; Special Assistant, Department of National War Services, Ottawa, 1944.

Publications: The Central European Immigrant in Canada, 1929; The Colonization of Western Canada: A Study of Contemporary Land Settlement, 1896–1934, 1936; The Threat to Disinterested Education: A Challenge, 1937; Discharged:  A Commentary on the Civil Re-establishment of Veterans in Canada, 1943. Articles in Queen’s Quarterly, Sakatoon Daily Star, Proceedings of American Railway Development Association, Grain Growers’ Guide, Proceedings of Conference of Social Work, Canadian Geographical Journal, Scientific Agriculture, Western Producer, Canadian Journal of Economics and Political Science, Dalhousie Review, South Dakota Educational Journal, Payroll, Canadian Chartered Accountant, Legionary, Fragment, Public Welfare Journal, Parent Teacher.