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History educator

Elliot Harris Sperling, American history educator. John D. & Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation fellow, 1984-1989, Fulbright scholar, 1994-1995. Member The Tibet Society, The Mongolia Society, The American Oriental Society, The Association for Asian Studies.

Background

Sperling, Elliot Harris was born on January 4, 1951 in New York City. Son of Solomon and Edith (Kantor) Sperling.

Education

Bachelor, Queens College, City University of New York, 1973. Master of Arts, Indiana University, 1980. Doctor of Philosophy, Indiana University, 1983.

Career

Visiting assistant professor of history University Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, 1984-1985. Assistant professor of Tibetan studies department of Uralic and Altaic studies Indiana University, Bloomington, 1986-1993. Visiting assistant professor of Tibetan and Himalayan studies, department Sanskrit and Indian studies Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1992-1993.

Associate professor of Tibetan studies, department central Eurasian studies Indiana University, since 1993. Visiting lecturer University Delhi, India, 1994-1995.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member The Tibet Society, The Mongolia Society, The American Oriental Society, The Association for Asian Studies.

Connections

Married Annie Joly, April 10, 1982. 1 child, Coline Joly.

father:
Solomon Sperling

mother:
Edith (Kantor) Sperling

spouse:
Annie Joly

child:
Coline Joly Sperling