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classics educator

Alexander John Graham, British, American Classics educator. Recipient Cromer Greek prize British Academy, 1956; Hare prize U. Cambridge, 1960; National Endowment Humanities fellow, 1981-1982. Served with British Army., 1948-1949. Member Society Hellenic Studies, British School Athens, Cambridge Philological Society, Association Internationale d'Epigraphie Grecque et Latine.

Background

Graham, Alexander John was born on March 9, 1930 in Lowestoft, England. Son of Godfrey Michael and Edith Mary (Meek) Graham.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Cambridge (England) University, 1952; Master of Arts, Cambridge (England) University, 1956; Doctor of Philosophy, Cambridge (England) University, 1957.

Career

Assistant lecturer classics, U. London, 1955-1957; assistant lecturer ancient history, U. Manchester, England, 1957-1959; lecturer, U. Manchester, 1959-1970; senior lecturer, U. Manchester, 1970-1977; professor classical studies, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1977-1995; professor emeritus, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1995; chairman, Graduate Group Ancient History, 1978-1981; department chairman classical studies, Graduate Group Ancient History, 1982-1985. External examiner ancient history U. Leeds, Cambridge University, University Liverpool, 1970-1977. Senior fellow Center for Hellenic Studies, Washington, 1989-1994.

Membership

Served with British Army., 1948-1949. Member Society Hellenic Studies, British School Athens, Cambridge Philological Society, Association Internationale d'Epigraphie Grecque et Latine.

Connections

Married Jenny Elizabeth Fitter, July 6, 1963. Children: William Richard, Oliver James.

father:
Godfrey Michael Graham

mother:
Edith Mary (Meek) Graham

spouse:
Jenny Elizabeth Fitter

children:
Oliver James Graham

William Richard Graham