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Charles Van Doren, American editor, publisher. Served with United States Army Air Force, 1944-1945. Member Authors Guild.

Background

Doren, Charles Van was born on February 12, 1926 in New York City. Son of Mark and Dorothy (Graffe) Van Doren.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, St. Johns College, Annapolis, Maryland., 1947;Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1949;Doctor of Philosophy (Cutting fellow), Columbia University, 1959.

Career

Instructor English, Columbia, 1955-1959;senior associate, Institute for Philosophical Research, Chicago, 1960-1967;associate director, Institute for Philosophical Research, since 1967;vice president editorial, Encyclopedia British, Inc., 1973-1982;chairman, Bradford Mountain Book Enterprises, Inc., New York City, since 1983. Board directors Aspen Institute Italia. President Praeger Publications, 1974-1975.

Works

Membership

Served with United States Army Air Force, 1944-1945. Member Authors Guild.

Connections

Married Geraldine Bernstein, April 17, 1957. Children: Elizabeth, John C.L.

father:
Mark Doren

mother:
Dorothy (Graffe) Van Doren

spouse:
Geraldine Bernstein

children:
Elizabeth Doren

John C.L Doren