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Helen Dwight Reid

Helen Dwight Reid, British political scientist, lecturer. Member American Association U. women, American Society International Law (executive council 1942-1945), American Academy Political and Social Science, American Political Science Association, American Association University Professors, National Committee on Atomic Information (vice chairman 1945-1946, treasurer since 1946), League Women Voters, D.A.R., Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

  • Reid, Helen Dwight was born on November 7, 1901 in Glasgow, Scotland, (parents American citizens). Daughter of Edwin Safford and Florence (Dixon) Reid.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Vassar College, 1922. A.M., Radcliffe College, Carnegie fellow in International Law, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1924, Doctor of Philosophy., 1933.

    Career

    • Instructor political science, diplomatic history U. Buffalo, 1924-1928, on leave for research abroad under Penfield traveling fellowship in international law and belles lettres from University of Pennsylvania, 1926-1928, assistant professor, 1928-1934, associate professor, 1934-1939. Lecturer politics Bryn Mawr College, 1939-1944. Associate in international education American Association U. Women, 1944-1947.

      Chief European Ednl. Relations, United States Office Education since 1947. Consultant United States delegation San Francisco Conference 1945.

    Works

    • Author: International Servitudes in Law and Practice, 1932. “Danzig” in World Organization: A Balance Sheet of the First Great Experiment, 1942. Life of William M. Evarts, in American Secretaries of State and Their Diplomacy, 1928.

      Les Servitudes Internationales, in Receuil des Cours de l’Academie de Droit International national de la Haye, 1934. Contributor articles, revs, to learned journals.

    Membership

    Member American Association U. women, American Society International Law (executive council 1942-1945), American Academy Political and Social Science, American Political Science Association, American Association University Professors, National Committee on Atomic Information (vice chairman 1945-1946, treasurer since 1946), League Women Voters, D.A.R., Phi Beta Kappa.

    Connections

    • father: Edwin Safford Reid
    • mother: Florence (Dixon) Reid
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    Born November 7, 1901
    Died August 6, 1965
    (aged 63)
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