Competition: US & Canada
University of Missouri
As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1939–40:
DORRANCE, WARD ALLISON: Appointed for creative writing in the field of the novel; tenure, twelve months from September 1, 1940.
Born April 30, 1904, at Jefferson City, Missouri. Education: University of Missouri, A.B., 1925, M.A., 1928, Ph.D., 1935; Sorbonne, 1930; Columbia University, Summer, 1931.
Instructor in French, 1926–29, 1931–36, Assistant Professor, 1937—, University of Missouri.
Publications: Three Ozark Streams, 1937; We’re from Missouri, 1938; Where Rivers Meet, 1939. Contributor to University of Missouri Studies.