Helen Constance White

1942

Helen Constance White

Graduated from Radcliffe with an A.B. in 1916 and a master’s degree in 1917, White joined the faculty ofthe University of Wisconsin in 1919 and stayed active there until her death.  She was the first woman to serve as president of the American Association of University Professors. Of her many publications, The Mysticism of William BlakeThe Metaphysical Poets: A Study in Religious Experience, and The Tudor Book
of Private Devotion are best remembered.