Party affiliation: Republican
Teacher and principal schools in Illinois till 1897. Fellow in economics, University of Wisconsin, 1897-1898. Fellow and assistant in economics, Cornell Univercity, 1898-1900.
Instructor economics, 1900-1903, assistant professor, 1903-1906, assistant professor and assistant director course in business administration, 1906-1915, professor economics and first dean College of Commerce and Business Administration, 1915-1919, professor economics, since 1919, University of Illinois.