Party affiliation: Democrat
Instructor classical langs. Earlham College, 1930-1932. Assistant professor classics, lecturer sociology Hobart College, 1935-1939, Hobart professor classics 1939-1957.
Professor classics, executive head department Stanford, 1958-1963, Olive Palmer professor humanities, 1964-1970. Paddison professor Latin, U. North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1970-1977. Visiting professor University of Chicago, 1937, Ohio State University, 1949, American U., Beirut, 1957-1958, Harvard, 1964, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1968.
Guggenheim fellow, 1952-1953, 73-74, Fulbright fellow, 1953-1954, 64, Smith-Mundt fellow, 1957-1958.