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humanities professor , writer

Daniel Mendelsohn, American writer, humanities professor. Recipient George Jean Nathan Prize for Drama Criticism; grantee Guggenheim Fellow, 2005. President Bolechow Jewish Heritage Society, Washington, since 2007; Member of Modern Greek Studies Association, American Philol Association, Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association American, American Philosophical Society.

Background

Mendelsohn, Daniel was born on April 16, 1960 in Long Island, New York, United States. Son of Jay and Marlene Jaeger Mendelsohn.

Education

Bachelor summa cum laude in Journal, University Virginia, 1982. Doctor of Philosophy Mellon Fellow in Humanities, Princeton University, 1994.

Career

Weekly book critic New York Magazine, 2000—2002. Freelance journal, since 2002. Lecturer, department Classics Princeton University, 1994—2002.

Charles Ranlett Flint Professor of Humanities Bard College, since 2002.

Works

Membership

President Bolechow Jewish Heritage Society, Washington, since 2007. Member of Modern Greek Studies Association, American Philol Association, Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association American, American Philosophical Society.

Connections

Children: Peter Anton Ugo Knezevich, Thomas Theodore Rustam Knezevich.

father:
Jay Mendelsohn

mother:
Marlene Jaeger Mendelsohn

child:
Peter Anton Ugo Knezevich Mendelsohn

child:
Thomas Theodore Rustam Knezevich Mendelsohn