Dragoljub R. Živojinović

Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts

Belgrade

Douglas Wilson Johnson

A Forgotten Member of the Royal Serbian Academy of Sciences

Abstract: The paper presents a little-known foreign member of the Royal Serbian Academy of Sciences, the American geomorphologist Douglas Wilson Johnson (1876–1944), his role as an expert on border delimitation issues in support of the claims of the Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes at the Peace Conference in Paris in 1919, his collaboration with Yugoslav experts, notably Jovan Cvijić, and his election to the Royal Serbian Academy of Sciences shortly after the First World War.

Keywords: Douglas Wilson Johnson, Royal Serbian Academy of Sciences, 1919 Paris Peace Conference, border issues, Kingdom of Serbs, Croats and Slovenes

https://doi.org/10.2298/BALC1748219Z

UDC 91:929 Џонсон Д. В.

94:341.222(497.1)"1919"

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