Baltzell, E. Digby (Edward Digby), 1915-Alternative names
Edward Digby Baltzell was born in Philadelphia in 1915. He graduated with a B.S. from Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania in 1940 and with a Ph. D. in sociology from Columbia University in 1952. He served on the faculty of sociology at Penn from 1947 to 1986, the year when he retired. He has since been Emeritus Professor of History and Sociology of the University.
He was appointed Danforth Fellow at the Society for Religion in Higher Education of the Princeton Theology Seminary from 1967 to 1968, Charles Warren Research Fellow at Harvard University from 1972 to 1973, and Guggenheim Fellow from 1978 to 1979. He is member of the American Sociology Association, the American Studies Association, and the Pennsylvania Historical Society.
From the description of Papers, 1846-1994. (University of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 122348670
- Elite (Social sciences)--History
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