Lyle H. Lanier

Lyle H. Lanier (1903–1988) was an American writer professor, and university administrator.[1][2] He is perhaps best known for his contribution to the volume I'll Take My Stand: The South and the Agrarian Tradition as a member of the Southern Agrarians.[1]

Biography

Lanier was born in 1903.[2] He graduated from Vanderbilt University in 1923, and went on to receive an M.A. and a PhD from Peabody College in 1924 and 1926.[2]

From 1929 to 1938, he taught psychology at Vanderbilt University, where he became a Southern Agrarian and contributed to the volume I'll Take My Stand: The South and the Agrarian Tradition.[1][2] From 1932 to 1936, he served as President of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology.[3]

From 1950 to 1958, he was a Professor and Head of the Department of Psychology at the University of Illinois.[4] From 1960 to 1972, he served as executive Vice-President and Provost.[4][2] He later worked for the American Council of Education in Washington, D.C..[2] He died in 1988.[2]

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