Rodney Potter Robinson

Fellow: Awarded 1928

Field of Study: Classics

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 03-15-1890

Died: 04-01-1950

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1928:

 Robinson, Rodney Potter:  Appointed to obtain new material for the completion of the “Palaeographia Iberica,” begun by the late Professor John Miller Burnham, chiefly in the libraries of Spain and Portugal; tenure, eight months from September 1, 1928.

 Born March 15, 1890, at Council Bluffs, Iowa. Education: University of Missouri, A.B., 1910, A.M., 1911; University of Illinois, Ph.D., 1920.

 Assistant in Classics, 1915–17, 1919–20, University of Illinois; Instructor in Classics, 1920–22, Assistant Professor, 1922–26, Associate Professor, 1926–27, Professor of Classics, 1927—, University of Cincinnati.

 Publications: “De Fragmenti Suetoniani de Grammaticis et Rhetoribus Codicum Nexu et Fide,” 1922; “C. Suetoni TranquilliDe Grammaticis et Rhetoribus, edidit, apparatu et commentario criticis instruxit R.P.R,”  1925. Editor of “Paleographia Iberica,” vol. iii, 1925. Articles in Classical Philology, Classical Weekly, and Transactions and Proceedings of the American Philological Association.



Spouse: Rachel Sargent Robinson, Guggenheim Fellow in Classics, 1928