Bachelor of Arts Birmingham, England. Master of Arts, University Birmingham, England, 1928. Doctor of Letters, University Birmingham, England, 1957.
Student, Johns Hopkins, Harvard University, 1930.
Commonwealth fund fellow Johns Hopkins and Harvard, 1928. Harvard-Yenching fellow China, 1930-1932. With Central Political Institute, Nanking, China, 1933-1936.
London University extension lecturer, Leverhulme fellowship, 1936-1937. Tutor in history Yenching University, Peiping, China, 1937-1939. Rockefeller fellow, 1941-1942.
With Office of War Information, 1942-1945, State Department, 1946. Director Far East and Russian Institute, University Washington, 1946-1969, professor Asian studies, 1939-1976. President Washington Council International Trade, 1976-1987.
Member joint committee contemporary China American Council Learned Socs.-Social Science Research Council.
Member Enological Society Pacific Northwest (president 1975-1978) Clubs: Cosmos. Men's University (Seattle), Rotary (Seattle).
Married Roberta Stevens White, June 17, 1933 (deceased 1967). Children– Edith C., Gordon T., Jean, Robin. Married Florence Rockwood Kluckhohn, May 1, 1968 (deceased 1986).