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Joseph Campbell, American author, educator. President Creative Film Foundation, 1954-1963, Foundation for Open Eye, 1973-1987; trustee Bollingen Foundation, 1960-1969. Member American Institute Arts and Letters, Society for Arts, Religion and Contemporary Culture (director), American Society Study Religion (president 1972-1975), American Academy Arts and Letters.

Background

Campbell, Joseph was born on March 26, 1904 in New York City. Son of Charles William and Josephine (Lynch) Campbell.

Education

Graduate, Canterbury School, 1921;student, Dartmouth, 1921-1922;Bachelor of Arts, Columbia, 1925;Master of Arts, Columbia, 1927;postgraduate, U. Paris, 1927-1928;postgraduate, U. Munich, 1928-1929.

Career

Teacher, Canterbury School, 1932-1933;member of faculty department literature, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, New York, 1934-1972. Lecturer Foreign Service Institute Department State, Washington, 1956-1973, Columbia,1959.

Works

Membership

President Creative Film Foundation, 1954-1963, Foundation for Open Eye, 1973-1987. Trustee Bollingen Foundation, 1960-1969. Member American Institute Arts and Letters, Society for Arts, Religion and Contemporary Culture (director), American Society Study Religion (president 1972-1975), American Academy Arts and Letters.

Connections

Married Jean Erdman, May 5, 1938.

father:
Charles William Campbell

mother:
Josephine (Lynch) Campbell

spouse:
Jean Erdman