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Piri Halasz

Piri Halasz, columnist, writer. Recipient Gold Medal, Independent Book Publications Awards, 2010; Smithsonian Institute fellow, 1980-1981, Virginia Center Creative Arts fellow, 1986, 1989, 1997-1998, 2001, 2005. Member of Authors Guild, College Art Association.

Background

  • Halasz, Piri Daughter of George and Ruth (West) Halasz.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Barnard College, 1956. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1982.

    Career

    • Research assistant Time, Inc./Time magazine, New York City, 1956-1963, contributing editor, 1963-1969. Adjunct assistant professor Long Island University, Greenvale, 1977-1978, from adjunct assistant professor to adjunct associate professor, 1985-1986. Adjunct associate professor Molloy College, Rockville Centre, 1985-1986.

      Assistant professor Bethany (West Virginia) College, 1990-1994. Online columnist From the Mayor's Doorstep, since 1996.

    Works

    • Author: A Memoir of Creativity, 2009. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Membership

    Member of Authors Guild, College Art Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Theater, films, bridge.

    Connections

    • father: George Halasz
    • mother: Ruth (West) Halasz
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    • 1956
      Barnard College
    • 1976
      Columbia University
    • 1982
      Columbia University
    • 1956 - 1963
      Research assistant, Time
    • 1963 - 1969
      Research assistant, Time
    • 1977 - 1978
      adjunct assistant, professor Long Island University
      Greenvale, New York, United States
    • 1985 - 1986
      adjunct associate, professor Molloy College
      Rockville Centre, New York, United States
    • 1990 - 1994
      assistant, professor Bethany (West Virginia) College
    • 1996
      online columnist From the Mayor's Doorstep
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