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Linguistics educator , French and Italian educator

David Allen Dinneen, French and Italian educator, linguistics educator. Fulbright fellow, 1961, 67. Served with United States Army, 1955-1957, Vietnam. Member American Association Teachers French, Linguistic Society of America, Association Computational Linguistics, Midwest Modern Language Association, Kansas Foreign Language Association, American Council Teachers Foreign Languages, Phi Beta Kappa, Pi Delta Phi.

Background

Dinneen, David Allen was born on June 24, 1931 in New York City. Son of Walter James and Anna Callahan (Costello) Dinneen.

Education

Bachelor, Queens College, 1952. Master of Arts, University Kansas, 1954. Postgraduate, St. Anselm's College, 1955.

Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1963.

Career

Graduate teaching assistant University Kansas, Lawrence, 1952-1954, 57-58. Instructor Spanish St. Anselm's College, Manchester, New Hampshire, 1954-1955. Research staff member Machine Translation Group, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1958-1961.

Instructor French, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1958-1961. Assistant professor French and linguistics University Kansas, Lawrence, 1962-1967, associate professor, 1967-1972, professor, since 1972, chairman department linguistics, 1970-1981. Lecturer Institute Phonétique, Grenoble, France, 1961-1962.

Fulbright lecturer University Barcelona, Spain, 1966-1967.

Membership

Served with United States Army, 1955-1957, Vietnam. Member American Association Teachers French, Linguistic Society of America, Association Computational Linguistics, Midwest Modern Language Association, Kansas Foreign Language Association, American Council Teachers Foreign Languages, Phi Beta Kappa, Pi Delta Phi.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Coaching baseball, swimming, music.

Connections

Married Nancy Anderson Lane, June 2, 1956. Children: Kathleen Lane, Barbara, Steven David.

father:
Walter James Dinneen

mother:
Anna Callahan (Costello) Dinneen

spouse:
Nancy Anderson Lane

children:
Kathleen Lane Dinneen

Barbara Dinneen

Steven David Dinneen