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French and comparative literature educator

Eléonore M. Zimmermann, French and comparative literature educator.


Zimmermann, Eléonore M. was born on October 2, 1931. Came to the United States, 1949. Daughter of Harry W. and Alice (Dreher) Zimmermann.


Bachelor, Swarthmore College, 1951. Master of Arts, Yale University, 1953. Doctor of Philosophy, Yale University, 1956.


Member faculty Wellesley (Massachusetts) College, 1956-1959, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, 1959-1965, Rochester (New York ) University, 1966-1972. Professor French and comparative literature State University of New York, Stony Brook, New York, since 1972, chairman, 1973-1977, director graduate studies New York, 1973—1978, 1980—1983, 1985. Retired, 1996.



Decorated chevalier Palmes Académiques (France), 1977. American Council Learned Societies fellow, 1963-1964, Guggenheim Foundation fellow 1971-1972. Member American Association of University Professors, Modern Language Association, American Association Teachers French, International Comparative Literature Association, American Comparative Literature Association, Association international des études françaises, North America Society 17th Century Literature, Society des professors français et francophone d'Amérique, Phi Beta Kappa.


Harry W. Zimmermann

Alice (Dreher) Zimmermann