Pope, Dorothy Hampson (1905– )
Parapsychologist and editor of the Journal of Parapsychology
published by the Foundation for Research on the Nature of
Man. Pope was born on December 28, 1905, in Providence,
Rhode Island. She received her B.A. from Brown University,
Providence (1927) and later did graduate work at Duke University
(1939–41).
Pope was a staff member of the Parapsychology Laboratory
at Duke University (1938–59) and assumed duties as managing
editor of the Journal of Parapsychology in 1942. Four years later
she also became the managing editor of the Parapsychology Bulletin
(1942–63), and later coeditor. In 1963 Pope became an editorial
consultant for the Journal of Parapsychology. She was a
charter member of the Parapsychological Association and was
named its treasurer in 1963.
Sources:
Pope, Dorothy H. ‘‘The Search for ESP in Animals.’’ Tomorrow
(Summer 1953).
Pope, Dorothy H., and J. G. Pratt. ‘‘Five Years of the Journal
of Parapsychology.’’ Journal of Parapsychology (March 1942).
———. ‘‘The ESP Controversy.’’ Journal of Parapsychology
(September 1942).