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humanities educator

George Eugene Dunkel, American humanities educator. Recipient Class of 1931 Bicentennial Preceptor, Princeton University, 1982-1985; grantee, Alexander von Humboldt, Bundesrepublik, 1980-1981, Deutscher Akadem. Austauschdienst, Bundesrepublik, 1973-1975. Member of Indogermanische Gesellschaft.

Background

Dunkel, George Eugene was born on November 28, 1948 in New York City. Son of George Eugene and Helen Ouroumoff Dunkel.

Education

Bachelor, Trinity College, 1970. Master of Arts, University Pennsylvania, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy, 1976.

Career

Visiting assistant professor Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, 1975—1978, Swarthmore College, Pennsylvania, 1980. Assistant professor Princeton University, 1978—1984, associate professor, 1984—1986. Ordentlicher professor University Zürich, Switzerland, since 1986.

Chairman department Indo-European Linguistics University Zürich, since 1986. Advisory committee Perseus Project Harvard University Department Classics, 1986—1989. Arbeitsausschuss Indogermanische Gesellschaft Bundesrepublik, 1988—1996.

Membership

Member of Indogermanische Gesellschaft.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Guitar, frisbee, industrial narrow gauge, watercolor.

Connections

Married Maya Birgit Asper, February 14, 1997. Children: Jana Aniuta, Juri Frederick. Married Carol Ann Vickers (divorced September 10, 1996).

Children: Nikolai Gregory, Timothy Constantine.

father:
George Eugene

mother:
Helen Ouroumoff Dunkel

spouse:
Maya Birgit Asper

spouse:
Carol Ann Vickers

child:
Jana Aniuta Dunkel

child:
Juri Frederick Dunkel

child:
Nikolai Gregory Dunkel

child:
Timothy Constantine Dunkel