Quincy Wright

Quincy Wright

Fellow: Awarded 1925
Field of Study: Political Science

Competition: US & Canada

University of Chicago

As published in the Foundation’s Annual Report for 1925–26:

Wright, Quincy: Appointed for a study at Geneva and the Near East of the Mandatory System under the League of Nations; tenure, six months from July 1, 1925.

Born December 28, 1890, at Medford, Massachusetts. Education: Lombard College, A.B., 1912; University of Illinois, A.M., 1913, Ph.D., 1915; University of Pennsylvania, 1915–16, Harrison Research Fellow in Political Science.

Instructor in International Law, Harvard University, 1916–19; Assistant Professor of Political Science, 1919–21, Associate Professor, 1921–22, Professor, 1922–23, University of Minnesota; Professor of Political Science, University of Chicago, 1923—; special expert in international law, U. S. Navy Department, summer 1918 and autumn 1921.

Publications: “The Enforcement of International Law through Municipal Law in the United States,” 1916; “The Control of American Foreign Relations,” 1922 (winning the Phillips Prize of $2,000 offered by the American Philosophical Society, and first published in the proceedings of that Society); “Significance to America of the Geneva Protocol,” 1925 (winning first prize in a competition conducted by the Chicago Council on Foreign Relations); contributed technical articles, editorial comments and reviews to the American Journal of International Law; articles in American Political Science Review, Minnesota Law Review, Virginia Law Review, Michigan Law Review, Bulletin de la Société de Legislation Comparée, Revue de Droit International et de Legislation Comparée, Columbia Law Review, Current History Magazine.


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