Log In

Frank Pierce Jones

educator

Frank Pierce Jones, American educator. Member American Philological Association, American, New England psychological associations, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi.

Background

Jones, Frank Pierce was born on April 10, 1905 in Appleton, Wisconsin, United States. Son of George W. and Maud F. (Sackett) Jones.

Education

Student Lawrence College, 1922-1923, University of Wisconsin, 1923-1924. Bachelor of Arts, Stanford, 1926, Master of Arts, 1928. Postgraduate University of Chicago, 1929-1930.

Doctor of Philosophy, University Wisconsin, 1937. Studied kinesthetic perception with F.M. and Arkansas Alexander, 1938-1945.

Career

Assistant in general literature Reed College, 1927-1929. Instructor Greek, Latin classics Brown U., 1937-1941, assistant professor, 1941-1944. Assistant Professor of English, Pennsylvania Military College, 1944-1945.

Private teaching, research in kinesthetic perception, Boston, New York City, 1945-1954. Research associate Institute for Psychological Research, Tufts U., 1954-1968, lecturer classics, 1955-1964, professor classics, 1964-1970, lecturer psychology, 1968-1970, professor emeritus classics, 1970-1975, professor psychology, summer 1972-1974, faculty mentor College Within, 1972-1973. Carnegie grantee, 1954-1956.

United States Public Health Service grantee, 1956-1964, 66-67.

Works

  • Author: Body Awareness in Action, 1976. Contributor articles on classical subjects, kinesthetic perception of postural reflex patterns to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Philological Association, American, New England psychological associations, American Association for the Advancement of Science, Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Helen Bartlett Rumsey, August 10, 1931. Children: Thomas R., Emlen V. (Mistress.

father:
George W. Jones

mother:
Maud F. (Sackett) Jones

spouse:
Helen Bartlett Rumsey

children:
Thomas R. Jones

Emlen V. (Mrs Jones