General manager Young Car Company, Evansville, 1926-1928. English master Evans School, Tucson, 1929-1932. Cutting traveling fellow Columbia, 1935-1936.
From English instructor to associate professor Lehigh University, 1937-1944. Associate Professor of English, Barnard College, 1945-1946. Professor of English, Columbia, 1946-1969, William Peterfield Trent Professor of English, 1964-1969, emeritus, 1969-1978.
Guggenheim fellow 1951-1952, 65-66. Research in England, 1958-1959. Editor Johnsonian News Letter.
Secretary English Institute 1946. Chairman 18th century groups Modern Language Association, 1944, 46.
Born February 24, 1901