John D. Lewis

John D. Lewis

Fellow: Awarded 1943
Field of Study: Political Science

Competition: US & Canada

Oberlin College

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1943–44:

LEWIS, JOHN DONALD.  Appointed for the preparation of a book on trends in American political thought and institutions since 1900; tenure, twelve months from September 1, 1943.

Born October 6, 1905, Paterson, New Jersey.  Education:  Oberlin College; University of Wisconsin, M.A., 1929, Ph.D., 1934. Institute of International Education Exchange Fellow at the University of Berlin, 1932–33; Social Science Research Research Council Fellow, 1939–40.

Assistant in Political Science, 1929–30, Instructor, 1930–35, University of Wisconsin; Assistant Professor of Political Science, 1935–42, Associate Professor, 1942—, Oberlin College.

Publications:  The Genossenschaft-Theory of Otto von Gierke, 1935.  Articles in American Political Science Review, International Journal of Ethics, New Republic. Contributor to Democracy is Different, 1941.

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