Robert Henry Pfeiffer

Robert Henry Pfeiffer

Fellow: Awarded 1928
Field of Study: Anthropology and Cultural Studies

Competition: US & Canada

Boston University School of Theology; Harvard University

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1928:

Pfeiffer, Robert Henry: Appointed to make archaeological excavations and investigations in Northern Mesopotamia; tenure, twelve months from July 1, 1928.

Born February 14, 1892, at Bologna, Italy. Education: Licée (Bologna), graduated 1911; Universities of Berlin and Tübingen, 1913–14; University of Geneva, Switzerland, S.T.B., 1915; Harvard University, A.M., 1920, Ph.D., 1922, S.T.M., 1923.

Assistant in Semitic Languages, 1921–22, Instructor in Semitic Languages, 1922, Harvard University; Instructor in Biblical and Cognate Languages, 1923–25, Assistant Professor, 1925–27, Associate Professor, 1927—, Boston University, School of Theology.

Publications: Articles in American Journal of Semitic Languages, Methodist Review, Journal of the American Oriental Society, Harvard Theological Review, Journal of Biblical Literature, Richerche Religiose, Zeitschrift für die Alttestamentliche Wissenschaft, A New Standard Bible Dictionary.


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