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Marshall Winslow Stearns

educator

Marshall Winslow Stearns, American educator. awards com; award for contbn. member awards committee A.S.C.A.P., since 1960. Guggenheim fellow, 1950-1951; Member New York Folklore Society (vice president since 1955), Modern Language Association, Association University Professors.

Background

Stearns, Marshall Winslow was born on October 18, 1908 in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Harry Ney and Edith (Winslow) Stearns.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Harvard, 1931, student Law School, 1932-1934. Doctor of Philosophy., Yale, 1942.

Career

1 daughter by previous marriage, Elizabeth Dixon. Faculty department English, U. Hawaii, 1939-1941, Indiana U., 1942-1946, Cornell Univercity, 1946-1949, New York University, 1950-1951. Professor of English, Hunter College, since 1951.

Faculty music department New School Social Research, since 1954. Executive director Institute Jazz Studies, Inc. Adviser to State Department, Music Panel, Cultural Exchange Prgram.

Member awards committee A.S.C.A.P., since 1960. Guggenheim fellow, 1950-1951. Ford Foundation grant for sample course unit.

Recipient award for contribution Brussels exhibition, Department State, 1958.

Works

  • Author: Robert Henryson, 1949. The Story of Jazz, 1956. Jazz editor Musical America, 1962.

Membership

Member awards committee A.S.C.A.P., since 1960. Guggenheim fellow, 1950-1951. Member New York Folklore Society (vice president since 1955), Modern Language Association, Association University Professors.

Connections

Married Jean Barnett, October 7, 1959.

father:
Harry Ney Stearns

mother:
Edith (Winslow) Stearns

spouse:
Jean Barnett