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Ronald Charles Simon

Ronald Charles Simon, American curator, educator. Decorated chevalier of Art and Science Ministry of French Culture; Metzger Conway Fellow, Dickinson College, 2002, Cogan Alumni fellow, 2006.


  • Simon, Ronald Charles was born on February 23, 1951 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Samuel Charles and Emily (Luzenberg) Simon.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Dickinson College, 1973. Postgraduate, British Film and television Institute, Stirling, Scotland, 1973. Postgraduate, Columbia University, 1975.


    • Researcher NBC, New York City, 1976—1977. Manager media production 1st Boston Corporation, 1979. Curator television and Radio Paley Center for Media, since 1979.

      Adjunct professor Hunter College, City University of New York, since 1987, Columbia University, New York City, since 1991. Consultant, lecturer to museum and colleges including Smithsonian Institution, Whitney Museum American Art, New York University, Cooper Hewitt Museum, since 1985.



    Member George Foster Peabody Awards Board, 2003—2009, chair, 2008—2009. Member consultative council IETV, Brazil. Board directors United Action for Animals, 2004—2007.

    Member of National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (panelist and juror for numerous awards since 1985, member editorial board television Quarterly since 1987), television Ltd. (board directors since 2000).
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    Born February 23, 1951
    (age 66)
    • 1973
      Dickinson College
    • 1973
      British Film and television Institute
    • 1975
      Columbia University
    • 1976 - 1977
      Researcher, National Broadcasting Company
    • 1979
      manager, media production 1st Boston Corporation
    • 1979
      curator television and Radio Paley Center for Media