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Elizabeth Stevenson, Panamanian, American author, educator. Guggenheim fellow, 1950-1951, 58-59; grantee Rockefeller Foundation, 1958-1959, American Council Learned Societies, 1975; recipient Faculty Research Fund award Emory University, 1960s, 70s, summer stipend National Endowment of the Humanities, 1974. Member Authors Guild, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Stevenson, Elizabeth was born on June 13, 1919 in Ancon, Panama. Daughter of John Thurman and Bernice (Upshaw) Stevenson.

Education

Bachelor magna cum laude, PBK Agnes Scott College, 1941.

Career

With war time agencies United States Government, Atlanta, 1942-1947. Order assistant Atlanta Public Library, 1948-1956. Assistant to college dean Emory University, Atlanta, 1960-1974.

From research associate to Candler professor Graduate Institute Liberal Arts, Emory University, 1974-1987.

Works

Membership

Member Authors Guild, Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

father:
John Thurman Stevenson

mother:
Bernice (Upshaw) Stevenson