R. Taylor Cole

R. Taylor Cole

Fellow: Awarded 1942
Field of Study: Political Science
Fellow: Awarded 1947
Field of Study: Political Science

Competition: US & Canada

Duke University

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1941–42:

COLE, ROBERT TAYLOR.  Appointed for studies of the effects of the wartime social, economic and political changes on the public personnel of Canada; tenure, twelve months from June 15, 1942 (postponed).

Born September 3, 1905, Bald Prairie, Texas.  Education:  University of Texas, A.B., 1925, M.A., 1927; Harvard University, M.A., 1931, Ph.D., 1936 (Thayer Fellow, 1929–30). Germanistic Society of America Fellow, Universities of Munich and Heidelberg, 1933–34.

Instructor in Political Science, 1927–28, Assistant Professor, 1928–29, Associate Professor, 1931–33, Louisiana State University; Instructor in Political Science, 1930–31 and 1934–35, Harvard University; Assistant Professor of Political Science, 1935–37, Associate Professor, 1937—, Duke University.

Publications:  The Recognition Policy of the United States Since 1901, 1928. Co-author of Responsible Bureaucracy: A Study of the Swiss Civil Service, 1932. Co-editor of and contributor to Government in Wartime Europe, 1941. Articles in Southwestern Social and Political Science Quarterly, Political Science Quarterly, American Political Science Review, Public Opinion Quarterly, Journal of Politics, Review of Politics, Encyclopaedia of the Social Sciences.

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