Ben Edwin Perry

Ben Edwin Perry

Fellow: Awarded 1930
Field of Study: Classics
Fellow: Awarded 1954
Field of Study: Classics

Competition: US & Canada

University of Illinois, Urbana

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

Perry, Ben Edwin:  Appointed to prepare a critical edition of the Greek life of Aesop; tenure, twelve months from August 15, 1930.

Born February 21, 1892, at Fayette, Ohio. Education: University of Michigan, A.B., 1915, A.M., 1916; Princeton University, Ph.D., 1919.

Instructor in Latin, Greek and Ancient History, 1919–20, Urbana University School, Urbana, Ohio; Instructor in Latin, 1920–22, Dartmouth College; Instructor in Classics, 1922–24, Western Reserve University; Assistant Professor of Classics, 1924–27, Associate Professor, 1927—, University of Illinois; Lecturer in Classics, Summer, 1920, Western University, London, Canada; Summer, 1926, University of Michigan; Summer, 1927, University of Wisconsin.

Publications: “The Metamorphoses Ascribed to Lucius of Patrae,” 1920. Articles and reviews in classical Philology, American Journal of Philology, Transactions of the American Philological Association, Classical Weekly.

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