Log In

David H. Porush Edit Profile

literature and contemporary culture educator

David H. Porush, American literature and contemporary culture educator. Recipient Fulbright award United States Information Agency/Fulbright Commission, 1993-1994. Board directors Agudat Achim Congregation, Niskayuna, 1990-1993; member executive board Schenectady Jewish Community Center, Niskayuna, 1995; member community relations council Jewish Federation, Niskayuna, 1995.

Background

Porush, David H. was born on October 23, 1952 in New York City. Son of Abraham and Judith Porush.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1973. Master of Arts, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1977.

Career

Assistant professor, College William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1977-1981;assistant professor, Rensselaer Polytech Institute, Troy, New York, 1981-1984;associate professor, Rensselaer Polytech Institute, Troy, New York, 1984-1991;professor, Rensselaer Polytech Institute, Troy, New York, since 1991;senior associate, Sys. Design Associations, Troy, 1984-1988;president, Syntext Associations, Niskayuna, New York, since 1988. Member of advisory board Critique, Postmodern Culture Fiction Collective.

Works

Membership

Board of directors Agudat Achim Congregation, Niskayuna, 1990-1993. Member Executive Board Schenectady Jewish Cmty. Center, Niskayuna, 1995.

Member community relations county Jewish Federation, Niskayuna, 1995.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: tennis, squash, swimming.

Connections

Married Sally Richardson, August 26, 1984. Children: Valerie, Dana, Benjamin.

father:
Abraham Porush

mother:
Judith Porush

spouse:
Sally Richardson

children:
Valerie Porush

Dana Porush

Benjamin Porush