Thomas C. Poulter

Thomas C. Poulter

Fellow: Awarded 1933
Field of Study: Physics

Competition: US & Canada

Education: Iowa Wesleyan College

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1933–34:

POULTER, THOMAS CHARLES:  Appointed for studies and observations in the field of physics in connection with the Second Byrd Antarctic Expedition; tenure, twelve months from September 15, 1933.

Born March 3, 1897, at Salem, Iowa. Education: Iowa Wesleyan College, B.S., 1923; University of Iowa, 1931–32; University of Chicago, Ph.D., 1933.

Instructor in Physics, 1916–18, Head of Department of Chemistry, 1925–27, Head of the Department of Physics, 1927–33, Head of Division of Physical Sciences and Mathematics, 1933—, Iowa Wesleyan College; Scientist to the Second Byrd Antarctic Expedition, 1933—.

Publications:  Articles in Iowa Academy of Science Proceedings, Journal of the American Chemical Society, Physical Review.

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