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Editor , educator , historian , writer

George Edward Dorris, American historian, educator, editor, writer. Recipient Dance award, CORD, 2007. Secretary board directors Dance Perspectives Foundation, 1975—1981; Member Dance Critics Association (board directors 1980-1983, 96-99), Society Dance History Scholars (honorary board directors 1979-1982, 90-93, editorial board 2001-2004), World Dance Alliance Americans (board directors 1991^).

Background

Dorris, George Edward was born on August 3, 1930 in Eugene, Oregon, United States. Son of Benjamin Fultz and Klysta (Cornet) Dorris.

Education

Bachelor, University Oregon, 1952. Master of Arts, Northwestern University, 1953. Doctor of Philosophy, Northwestern University, 1962.

Career

Instructor Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, 1957—1960, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1960—1962. Instructor Queen's College City University of New York, 1964—1967, from assistant professor to associate professor York College, 1967—1998. Co-organizer, coordinator Bournonville Symposium The Royal Danish Ballet, Copenhagen, 2005.

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Membership

Secretary board directors Dance Perspectives Foundation, 1975—1981. Member Dance Critics Association (board directors 1980-1983, 96-99), Society Dance History Scholars (honorary board directors 1979-1982, 90-93, editorial board 2001-2004), World Dance Alliance Americans (board directors 1991^).

Connections

father:
Benjamin Fultz Dorris

mother:
Klysta (Cornet) Dorris