The Encyclopedia Americana (1920)/Dodd, Walter Fairleigh
DODD, Walter Fairleigh, American educator: b. Hopkinsville, Ky., 7 April 1880. He was graduated from Florida State College in 1898. In 1905 he took the degree of D.Ph. at the University of Chicago. In 1904-07 he was in charge of the section of foreign law in the 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. Since 1915 he has been associate professor of political science in the University of Chicago. He has published ‘Modern Constitutions’ (2 vols., 1909); ‘Government of the District of Columbia’ (1909); ‘Revision and Amendment of State Constitutions’ (1910), also contributions to legal and other technical journals.