- Research, 1958-1959; director summer seminar National Endowment for the Humanities, 1975, 76, 79, director residential fellowship seminar, 1977-1978.
Author: (with C.M. Arensberg), review 2d edition.) Family and Community in Ireland, 1968, Community Government in War Relocation Centers, 1946, The Talladega Story, (with Marion Pearsall), 1954, Readings in the Science of Human Relations. Editor, 1949, (with J.E. McClellan) Education and the New America, 1962, (with C.M. Arensberg) Culture and Community, 1965, Crossing Cultural Boundaries, (with James B. Watson), 1972, Learning and Culture, (with J. Burnett), 1973, Culture and the Educative Process, 1974, (with William Partridge) The Craft of Community Study, 1979. Social Science Research Council fellow, 1961-1962.
Guggenheim fellow, 1966-1967. Recipient Teacher/Scholar award University Florida, 1981.
Fellow American Anthropological Association (nominations committee 1977-1978), Society Applied Anthropology (president 1953), American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member Southern Anthropological Society (president 1979-1980), American Ethnological Society (president 1970-1971), Council on Anthropology and Education, Phi Kappa Phi, Alpha Kappa Delta, Sigma Delta Chi, Beta Theta Pi.