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Francis Ellsworth Merrill

educator

Francis Ellsworth Merrill, American educator. Member Eastern Sociological Society (vice president 1961-1962), American Sociological Society, Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Delta Phi.

Background

Merrill, Francis Ellsworth was born on May 21, 1904 in Fort Dodge, Iowa, United States. Son of Roy Willard and Anna (Farrell) Merrill.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Dartmouth, 1926. A.M., University of Chicago, 1934, Doctor of Philosophy., 1937.

Career

Instructor sociology U. Kansas, 1931-1932. Assistant professor sociology Roosevelt College, Chicago, 1932-1935. With Dartmouth, 1935-1968, professor of sociology, 1946-1969.

Fulbright lecturer U. Rennes, University of Aix-en-Provence, France, 1959-1960. Also at University of Nice (France), 1966-1967, 68-69. Priority specialist War Production Board, Washington, 1941-1942.

Intelligence officer Board Economics Warfare, Washington, 1942-1943.

Works

  • Author: Social Disorganization (with M. A. Elliott), 1961. Marriage and the Family in American Culture (with A. G. Truxal), 1947. Social Problems on the Home Front, 1948.

    Courtship and Marriage, 1959. Social Problems (with others), 1950. Culture and Society (with H. W. Eldredge), 1952.

    Society and Culture, 1969. Also articles science journals.

Membership

Member Eastern Sociological Society (vice president 1961-1962), American Sociological Society, Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Delta Phi.

Connections

Married Emily W. Archibald, March 30, 1934.

father:
Roy Willard Merrill

mother:
Anna (Farrell) Merrill

spouse:
Emily W. Archibald