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Robert James Harvey

Robert James Harvey, French language educator, researcher. Recipient Rsc. Development summer stipend, 1989, Provost's award for teaching and curriculum development, 1990, 95, 96, President's and Chancellor's award for excellence in teaching, 1996; Regents fellow University California, 1993; French Government scholar French Ministry Foreign Affairs, 1984.


  • Harvey, Robert James was born on January 13, 1951 in Oakland, California, United States. Son of James Orien and Cherrill Marion (Pingree) Harvey.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in French,, University California, Berkeley, 1972. Doctor of Philosophy in French, University California, Berkeley, 1988. Master of Arts in French, San Fransisco State University, 1975.

      Habilitation, University Paris 8, 2001.


    • Assistant professor French, State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1988-1994, associate professor, 1994—2001, advisor Humanities Institute, since 1994, associate director Humanities Institute, since 1997, professor French, comparative literature, philosophy, since 2001.



    United Nations representative New York, Mouvement contre le Racisme et pour l'Amitie entre les Peuples, Paris, since 1989. Fellow Ecole Normale Superieure. Member Modern Language Association, Association des Amis de Pontigny-Cerisy, Canada Society Hermeneutics and Postmodern Thought, International Association Philosophy and Literature, Teachers for a Democratic Culture.



    Bicyling, swimming, chess.


    • Married Hélène Volat. Children: Jane Clare, Ruth Patricia.
    • father: James Orien Harvey
    • mother: Cherrill Marion (Pingree) Harvey
    • spouse: Hélène Volat
    • children: Jane Clare Harvey
    • Ruth Patricia Harvey
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    Born January 13, 1951
    (age 66)
    • 1972
      University California
    • 1988
      University California
    • 1975
      San Fransisco State University
    • 2001
      University Paris 8
    • 1988 - 1994
      Assistant, professor French
      Stony Brook, New York, United States
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