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Frank Alan Laurie, Jr.

Assistant Professor in English

1923 Ph.D. Graduate
Dissertation Advisor(s):
"The Manchester School of Dramatists"

Frank Alan Laurie, Jr in 1955

Frank Alan Laurie, Jr. graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1909, and the following year he taught English in Robert College, Constantinople.  Then he traveled and studied throughout Europe.

He joined the English Department as an Assistant Professor in 1920.

He retired June 30th, 1958.

Doctoral Dissertations Chaired


Abby Ann Sutherland "Robert Burns and James Hogg: A Comparison "


Ammon George Kershner Jr "Ralph Hodgson: A Biographical and Critical Study "


Mary Cathryne Park "Joseph Priestley and the Problem of Pantisocracy"


Claude Searcy McIver "William Somerset Maugham: A Study of Technique and Literary Sources"


Harry W. Mountjoy "The Comic Fantasy in English Fiction of the Victorian Period"