Paul Knaplund

Paul Knaplund

Fellow: Awarded 1926
Field of Study: British History

Competition: US & Canada

University of Wisconsin, Madison

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

Knaplund, Paul: Appointed for the preparation of a monograph on “Gladstone as a Colonial Statesman,” and for other studies of men important in the shaping of British colonial policy, in certain libraries in England; tenure, six months from August 1, 1926.

Born February 5, 1885, at Bodö, Norway; naturalized, Red Wing, Minnesota, October 4, 1913. Education: St. Olaf College, B.A., 1913; University of Wisconsin, M.A., 1914, Ph.D., 1919; research in British archives, 1922–23.

Instructor in History, Decorah High School, Decorah (Iowa), 1914–16; Assistant in History, 1913–14, 1916–17, Instructor, 1917–21, Assistant Professor, 1921–25, Associate Professor, 1925—, University of Wisconsin.

Publications: Articles in Canadian Historical Review, Transactions of the Wisconsin Academy, American Historical Review, Historisk Tidsskrift (Oslo), American Journal of International Law and Current History.


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