Walter Fairleigh Dodd (7 April 1880 in Hopkinsville, Kentucky - 1960) was a professor in the political science department at Johns Hopkins University who wrote "one of the most important books on the process of amending state constitutions." [1 ]
Walter F. Dodd testifying before the United States Senate Judiciary Committee, April 2, 1937
Biography [ edit ]
He graduated from Florida State College in 1898,
and received a [2 ] Bachelors in Science from John B. Stetson University in 1901. At the University of Chicago, he was a Fellow, 1902–04, and received a Ph.D. in 1905. In 1904-07, he was in charge of the section of foreign law in the [3 ] Library of Congress. He held a research appointment at Johns Hopkins in 1908-10, in 1910-11 was associate in political science, in 1911-14 assistant professor, and in 1914-15 associate professor of political science in the University of Illinois. After 1915, he was associate professor of political science in the University of Chicago. He served as the second Secretary of the State of Illinois' Legislative Reference Bureau in 1917-1918. [2 ] He was president of the [4 ] American Political Science Association from 1945-1946.
The Revision and Amendment of State Constitutions (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1910)
Administration of workmen's compensation. New York: The Commonwealth Fund; London: H. Milford, Oxford University Press, 1936. 845pp. ("This study has been conducted under the auspices of the legal research committee of the commonwealth fund. cf. Foreword.")
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