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academic administrator , studies educator

David H. Hirsch, English, American literature and Judaic studies educator, academic administrator. Grantee American Philosophical Society, 1982; fellow Society Religion in Higher Education, 1971-1972.


Hirsch, David H. was born on April 6, 1930 in Brooklyn. Son of Abraham Hirsch and Esther Roth.


Bachelor, New York University, New York City, 1951. Master of Arts, New York University, Bronx, 1953. Doctor of Philosophy, Ohio State University, 1961.

Master of Arts Ad Eundum (honorary), Brown University, 1968.


Assistant instructor, Ohio State University, Columbus, 1960-1961;instructor, Brown U., Providence, Rhode Island, 1961-1963;assistant professor, Brown U., Providence, Rhode Island, 1963-1968;associate professor, Brown U., Providence, Rhode Island, 1969-1972;professor, Brown U., Providence, Rhode Island, since 1972. Member Executive Committee American Civilization Program, Brown U., 1961-1970, since 1982, co-chairman, 1972-1978, Executive Committee Judaic studies program, since 1982. Graduate director English department Brown U., 1972-1975, chairman, 1978-1981.

Visiting associate professor Bar Ilan U., Israel, 1966-1967.



Married Roslyn Zipper, January 4, 1954. Children: Joe, Helene.

Abraham Hirsch

Esther Roth

Roslyn Zipper

Joe Hirsch

Helene Hirsch