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Helen Dwight Reid

political scientist , lecturer.

Helen Dwight Reid, British political scientist, lecturer. Member American Association U. women, American Society International Law (executive council 1942-1945), American Academy Political and Social Science, American Political Science Association, American Association University Professors, National Committee on Atomic Information (vice chairman 1945-1946, treasurer since 1946), League Women Voters, D.A.R., Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Reid, Helen Dwight was born on November 7, 1901 in Glasgow, Scotland, (parents American citizens). Daughter of Edwin Safford and Florence (Dixon) Reid.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Vassar College, 1922. A.M., Radcliffe College, Carnegie fellow in International Law, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1924, Doctor of Philosophy., 1933.

Career

Instructor political science, diplomatic history U. Buffalo, 1924-1928, on leave for research abroad under Penfield traveling fellowship in international law and belles lettres from University of Pennsylvania, 1926-1928, assistant professor, 1928-1934, associate professor, 1934-1939. Lecturer politics Bryn Mawr College, 1939-1944. Associate in international education American Association U. Women, 1944-1947.

Chief European Ednl. Relations, United States Office Education since 1947. Consultant United States delegation San Francisco Conference 1945.

Works

  • Author: International Servitudes in Law and Practice, 1932. “Danzig” in World Organization: A Balance Sheet of the First Great Experiment, 1942. Life of William M. Evarts, in American Secretaries of State and Their Diplomacy, 1928.

    Les Servitudes Internationales, in Receuil des Cours de l’Academie de Droit International national de la Haye, 1934. Contributor articles, revs, to learned journals.

Membership

Member American Association U. women, American Society International Law (executive council 1942-1945), American Academy Political and Social Science, American Political Science Association, American Association University Professors, National Committee on Atomic Information (vice chairman 1945-1946, treasurer since 1946), League Women Voters, D.A.R., Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

father:
Edwin Safford Reid

mother:
Florence (Dixon) Reid