Party affiliation: Democrat
Instructor University of Minnesota, 1924-1926. Instructor University of Virginia, 1926-1929, acting assistant professor, 1929. Professor of University South, summer 1930.
Instructor University of California, Los Angeles, 1930, assistant professor, 1931-1945, associate professor, 1945-1952, professor since 1952, department chairman English, 1948-1955.
Editor: English Prose of the Romantic Period (with C. F. McIntyre), 1937. Tea Time: A Selection from the Writings of Lady Adams (with Greta B. Millikan), 1942. A. Guide to Better Writing (with Foreign Policy Rolfe and L. M. Collge Pharmacy Buell), 1940.
Revised A History of English Literature edited by John Buchan for American College use under title A Shorter History of English Literature, 1937.
Born March 24, 1903