Bernadotte E. Schmitt

Bernadotte E. Schmitt

Fellow: Awarded 1927
Field of Study: Intellectual and Cultural History

Competition: US & Canada

University of Chicago

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1926–27:

Schmitt, Bernadotte Everly: Appointed for the continuation of researches into the origins of and responsibility for the World War; tenure, six months from January 1, 1928.

Born May 19, 1886, at Strasburg, Virginia. Education: University of Tennessee, A.B., 1904; Merton College, Oxford University, Rhodes Scholar from Tennessee (first class in Modern History), B.A., 1908, M.A., 1913; University of Wisconsin, Ph.D., 1910.

Instructor in History, 1910–14, Assistant Professor, 1914–17, Associate Professor, 1917–24, Professor of History, 1924–25, Western Reserve University; Professorial Lecturer, 1924–25, Professor of Modern History, 1925—, University of Chicago. Lecturer in History, Summer Sessions: University of Tennessee, 1911–12; New York University, 1916; University of Wisconsin, 1918; Cornell University, 1919; Columbia University, 1920; Stanford University, 1922. Round Table Leader, Institute of Politics, Williamstown, Massachusetts, 1925.

Publications: “England and Germany, 1740–1914,” 1916; “An Outline of Modern European History,” 1923; articles in “War Cyclopedia,” 1917; “Handbook of the Diplomatic History of Europe,” 1918, and in Revue Politique Internationale, American Historical Review, Political Science Quarterly, Current History, Foreign Affairs.


Pulitzer Prize, History, 1931

Pulitzer Prize, History, 1931
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