James Paul Brawner, American educator. Member International Association University Professors English, Modern Language Association, American Association University Professors National Council Teachers English, Phi Beta Kappa (nat. council, president South Atlantic district 1967-1970), Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Upsilon.
Faculty Arkansas State Teachers College, 1925-1929. Assistant, instructor University of Illinois, 1929-1935. Faculty West Virginia University, from 1935, assistant Professor of English, 1936-1945, associate professor, 1945-1952, department chairman, 1949-1967, professor, 1952-1972, professor emeritus, 1972-1984.
Visiting professor of University Arkansas, Eastern Michigan State University, Ypsilanti, faculty U. Training Center, Florence, Italy, 1945. United States consultant Office Education, Department Health, Edition and Welfare, 1966.
Born August 10, 1902