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Joseph Vincent Crowne

1899 Ph.D. Graduate
Dissertation Advisor(s): Felix Emanuel Schelling
"The Early English Religious Lyric"

A.B., A.M. (St. Joseph's, 1896; University of Pennsylvania, 1898): English.

Fellow 1898-99; Ph.D., 1899; University Fellow in English, 1899 to February, 1901;

Honorary Fellow, February, 1901, to June, 1902.

Professor of English Literature, Temple College, Philadelphia, February to October, 1901;

Tutor in Latin and Greek, College of the City of New York, October, 1901.


Joseph Vincent Crowne was an academic in the fields of English literature and this history of Catholicism. He received his Doctorate in Philosophy at the University of Pennsylvania in 1899. Beginning in 1900, he worked as an instructor at the City College of New York, teaching and writing about early English devotional poetry.