Wallace K. Ferguson

Fellow: Awarded 1939

Field of Study: Renaissance History

Competition: US & Canada

Born: 05-23-1902

Died: 01-19-1983

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1939–40:

FERGUSON, WALLACE KLIPPERT:  Appointed for studies of the histories and historical interpretations of the Renaissance written from the 15th century to the present; tenure, twelve months from July 1, 1939.

Born May 23, 1902, in Canada.  Education:  University of Western Ontario, B.A., 1924; Cornell University, M.A., 1925, Ph.D., 1927. Social Science Research Council Fellow, 1927–28.

Instructor in History, 1928–30, Assistant Professor, 1930—, New York University. Visiting Professor of History, University of Chicago, Summer, 1931.

Publications:  A Survey of European History, v. I, 1936; The Renaissance, 1940. Editor of Erasmi Opuscula: A Supplement to the Opera Omnia, 1933. Contributor to Persecution and Liberty: Essays in Honor of George Lincoln Burr, 1931.  Articles and reviews in Journal of Religion, American Historical Review, Journal of Modern History, Political Science Quarterly, Historical Outlook, Nation, Saturday Review of Literature, Herald Tribune Books.