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Feliks Gross, Polish sociologist, educator, writer. Bar: Poland 1937. Fellow Polish Institute Arts and Sciences (president E-7 1988-1999); member International League Rights of Man (director 1960-1988), American Sociological Association, Academy Political Science, New York Academy of Sciences, Polish Academy of Sciences (foreign), Polish Sociology Society (honorary), Sigma Xi.

Background

Gross, Feliks was born on June 17, 1906 in Cracow, Poland. Came to the United States, 1941. Son of Adolf and Augusta (Alexander) Gross.

Education

Master of Laws, Jagiellonian University, 1930. Doctor of Laws, Jagiellanian University, 1931.

Career

Secretary, general, Center Eastern European Planning Board, 1941-1945;editor, New Europe and World Reconstrn. journal, New York City, 1942-1945;professor sociology and anthropology graduate center, Brooklyn College, New York City, 1946-1977;professor emeritus, Brooklyn College, New York City, since 1977;resident professor CUNY graduate center, Brooklyn College, New York City, since 1988. Visiting professor New York University, 1945-1968. Visiting professor, director Institute International Affairs, U.Wyo., Laramie, summers 1945-1952.

Visiting professor Woodrow Wilson School Foreign Affairs, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, 1951, 54-56, U. Vermont, Burlington, 1957. Senior Fulbright professor of University Rome, 1957-1958, 64-65, 74. Lecturer other European, American universities.

Member research county Foreign Policy Research Institute, Philadelphia, since 1966. Visiting professor Columbia University, New York City, 1973. Lecturer U. Florence, 1977, Italian Foreign Office, Rome.

Consultant National Committee on Causes and Preventionof Violence, 1968. President, Taraknath Das Foundation, New York, 1965. Honorary president CUNY Academy Humanities and Sciences, 1985.

Co-founder, board directors Non-Profit Coordinating Committee New York, 1984-1986.

Achievements

  • Bar: Poland 1937.

Works

Membership

Fellow Polish Institute Arts and Sciences (president E-7 1988-1999). Member International League Rights of Man (director 1960-1988), American Sociological Association, Academy Political Science, New York Academy of Sciences, Polish Academy of Sciences (foreign), Polish Sociology Society (honorary), Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Priva Baidaff, July 25, 1937. 1 child, Eva Helena Gross Friedman.

father:
Adolf Gross

mother:
Augusta (Alexander) Gross

spouse:
Priva Baidaff

child:
Eva Helena Gross Friedman Gross