Nebraska Authors

Sumner Hayward

Born 1916-06-14 Omaha, NE (USA)

Died 2013-05-07
Concord, NH (USA)

Westwood Cemetery in Oberlin, OH (USA)

Places Lived

Oberlin, OH
New York

Author Of

  • Fiction
  • Play/Screenplay


Plays; Fiction; Actor-Director, College professor


Bachelor of Arts, 1939, Oberlin College, Oberlin, OH
Ph.D in psychology, Brown University, Providence, RI


College professor and administrator

Places Worked

United States Army: 1941-1945
Professor at Carleton College, Northfield, MN
Chairman of the Department of Psychology at Beloit College, Beloit, WI
Professor at Empire State College of the State University of New York, New York, NY


Star Smash : A Novel. 1984.
Dr. Hayward published a number of articles in education and scientific journals

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