Log In

Francis Ballard Randall Edit Profile

educator , historian , writer

Francis Ballard Randall was American historian, educator, writer. Fulbright fellow for study in India, 1965, Wye fellow, 1986. Freedom rider civil disobedience to racism, 1961, war draft resistance arrests, 1967, 70. Member of American Association of University Professors (chapter chairman 1966-1969), American Association for Advancement Slavic Studies, American History Association, Sigma Xi, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Randall, Francis Ballard was born on December 17, 1931 in New York City. Son of John Herman, Junior and Mercedes (Moritz) Randall.

Education

Bachelor, Amherst College, 1952. Master of Arts, Columbia, 1954. Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia, 1960.

Career

Instructor history, Amherst College, 1956-1959;from instructor to assistant professor of history, Columbia, 1959-1961;visiting professor, Columbia, 1967-1968;humanities faculty, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, New York, since 1961;chairman, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, New York, 1985-1989, 98-;trustee, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, New York, 1971-1976.

Membership

Freedom rider civil disobedience to racism, 1961, war draft resistance arrests, 1967, 70. Member of American Association of University Professors (chapter chairman 1966-1969), American Association for Advancement Slavic Studies, American History Association, Sigma Xi, Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Laura Regina Rosenbaum, June 11, 1957. Children: David R., Ariane R.

father:
John Herman Randall

mother:
Mercedes (Moritz) Randall

spouse:
Laura Regina Rosenbaum

children:
David R. Randall

Ariane R. Randall