Helen Moore Johnson

Helen Moore Johnson

Fellow: Awarded 1927
Field of Study: South Asian Studies

Competition: US & Canada

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

Johnson, Helen M.: Appointed for research in Jainism, especially the translation and commentary of Hemacandra’s “Lives of Sixty-three Famous Men”; tenure, two years from May 1, 1927, in India.

Born October 14, 1889, at Osceola, Missouri. Education: University of Missouri, A.B., 1907, A.M., 1908; University of Wisconsin, Ph.D., 1912; Tulane University, 1908–09; Bryn Mawr College, 1909–10; University of Wisconsin, 1910–11 (Fellow); The Johns Hopkins Univeristy, 1916–18 (Fellow, 1917–18).

Assistant in Foreign Languages, 1912–13, Professor, 1913–16, Oklahoma College for Women; Professor of Latin and Greek, 1919–20, Oxford College for Women; Alice Freeman Palmer Memorial Fellow, in India, 1920–21; Johnston Scholar, The Johns Hopkins University, 1924–26.

Publications: “Rauhineya’s Adventures”; “The Rauhineyacaritra” (Studies in Honor of Maurice Bloomfield), 1920; articles in The Classical Weekly, American Journal of Philology, Journal of the American Oriental Society, Art and Archaeology, Indian Antiquary.


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