AB, Howard College, Birmingham, Alabama, 1922; student, Columbia University, summer 1923; AM, George Peabody College for Teacher, Nashville, Tennessee, 1931; Doctor of Philosophy, George Peabody College for Teacher, 1933.
Instructor English, Howard College, summer 1922; head English department, Leon High School, Tallahassee, Florida, 1924-1925; instructor, Florida State College for Women, summer 1925; superintendent, Quincy (Florida) Public Schools, 1925-1934; professional assistant division surveys and field services, George Peabody College for Teachers, 1934-1935; director bureau of research, Louisville (Kentucky) Public Schools, 1935-1937; instructor, U. Louisville, 1936-1937; instructor, Emory University, Atlanta, summer 1937; professor education and associate director, director surveys and field services, George Peabody College Teachers, 1937-1942; professor education, dean of Graduate School, acting director division surveys, George Peabody College Teachers, 1943-1945; acting president, George Peabody College Teachers, 1944-1945; director division surveys and field services, George Peabody College Teachers, 1945-1951; head English department, George Peabody College Teachers, from 1951. Consultant to department education Fisk U., Nashville, Tennessee, 1940-1944. Director southern rural life county sponsored jointly by George Peabody College for Teachers, Vanderbilt University, Scarritt College and Fisk U., 1943-1949.
(In this book "there are verses about many things of earth...)
(Anthology of Poems for Children)
Member Committee on Southern Regional Studies and Education, American Ednl. Research Association, National Education Association (rural education department, department supervisors and district instruction), Phi Delta Kappa. M C.
Married Sara Westbrook, April 12, 1924. 1 child, Betty.