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Elliot Harris Sperling

Elliot Harris Sperling, American history educator. John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation fellow, 1984-1989, Fulbright scholar, 1994-1995. Member The Tibet Society, The Mongolia Society, The American Oriental Society, The Association for Asian Studies.

Background

  • Sperling, Elliot Harris was born on January 4, 1951 in New York City. Son of Solomon and Edith (Kantor) Sperling.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Queens College, City University of New York, 1973. Master of Arts, Indiana University, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy, Indiana University, 1983.

    Career

    • Visiting assistant professor of history University Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, 1984-1985. Assistant professor of Tibetan studies department of Uralic and Altaic studies Indiana University, Bloomington, 1986-1993. Visiting assistant professor of Tibetan and Himalayan studies, department Sanskrit and Indian studies Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1992-1993.

      Associate professor of Tibetan studies, department central Eurasian studies Indiana University, since 1993. Visiting lecturer University Delhi, India, 1994-1995.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Judaism

    Membership

    Member The Tibet Society, The Mongolia Society, The American Oriental Society, The Association for Asian Studies.

    Connections

    • Married Annie Joly, April 10, 1982. 1 child, Coline Joly.
    • father: Solomon Sperling
    • mother: Edith (Kantor) Sperling
    • spouse: Annie Joly
    • child: Coline Joly Sperling
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    Born January 4, 1951
    (age 66)
    Nationality
    • 1973
      Queens College
    • 1980
      Indiana University
    • 1983
      Indiana University
    • 1984 - 1985
      Visiting assistant, professor of history University Southern Mississippi
      Hattiesburg, Mississippi, United States
    • 1986 - 1993
      assistant, professor of Tibetan studies department of Uralic and Altaic studies Indiana University
      Bloomington, Illinois, United States
    • 1992 - 1993
      visiting assistant, professor of Tibetan and Himalayan studies
      Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
    • 1993
      associate, professor of Tibetan studies