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David Grossman

geography educator

David Grossman, Italian, American geography educator. Licensed teacher, Israel. Burgess Honorary fellow Columbia University, 1965-1966, traveling fellow, Nigeria 1965-1966, Sherman Foundation fellow, Great Britain, 1983-1984; grantee Israeli Academy of Sciences, 1973-1980, 98-2000, Netherland-Israel Research Program, 1993-1997; recipient Gezer Memorial award Defenders of Gezer-Israel, 1983.

Background

Grossman, David was born on February 13, 1934 in Turin, Italy. Son of Eliyau Eliezer and Judith (Lichtenstein) Grossman.

Education

Bachelor of Science, New York University, 1961. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1964. Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1968.

Career

Instructor geography Hunter College, New York City, 1963-1967. Assistant professor Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, 1967-1969. Professor Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel, since 1969.

Achievements

  • Licensed teacher, Israel.

Works

Membership

Served with Israeli Army, 1955-1957. Member Association American Geographers, Israel Geography Association (head rural geography section 1987-1990). International Geographic Union (commission member dynamics of marginal and critical regions), Regional Science Association.

Connections

Married Marcia Bialick, November 24, 1959. Children: Benjamin D., Hannah E., Ephraim S., Amihai G.

father:
Eliyau Eliezer Grossman

mother:
Judith (Lichtenstein) Grossman

spouse:
Marcia Bialick

children:
Benjamin D. Grossman

Hannah E. Grossman

Ephraim S. Grossman

Amihai G. Grossman