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writer , Humanities educator

Guy Henry Haskell, American writer, humanities educator. Avocatins: flying (commercial pilot, flight instructor), sailing, diving, aikido (4th degree black belt). H.H. Powers travel grantee, Bulgaria and Israel, 1992, Lilly Endowment Curriculum Development grantee, 1991, Mellon Development grantee 1989, 90; fellow International Research and Exchange Board Slavonic Studies Seminar, Veliko Turnovo, Bulgaria, 1987.

Background

Haskell, Guy Henry was born on March 8, 1956 in New York City. Son of Gordon King and Viola (Shumsky) Haskell.

Education

Bachelor with honors, State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1976. Master of Arts in Folklore, Indiana University, 1978. Doctor of Philosophy in Folklore, Indiana University, 1985.

Career

Associate instructor department Near Eastern Langs. and Cultures, Indiana U., Bloomington, 1978-1979;associate instructor department folklore, Indiana U., Bloomington, 1979-1980;interim director B'nai Brith Hillel Foundation, Indiana U., Bloomington, 1981-1982;associate instructor department Near Eastern Langs. and Cultures, Indiana U., Bloomington, 1982-1985;lecturer Judaic and Near Eastern studies. Director program house, Oberlin (Ohio) College, 1985-1988;assistant professor, Oberlin (Ohio) College, 1988-1994;director Judaic and Near Eastern studies program, Oberlin (Ohio) College, 1991-1994;visiting assistant professor Near Eastern and Judaic languages and literature, Emory University, Atlanta, since 1994.

Achievements

  • Avocatins: flying (commercial pilot, flight instructor), sailing, diving, aikido (4th degree black belt).

Works

Membership

Paramedic Lifecare Emergency Medical Superior vena cava syndrome, Elyria/Lorain, Ohio, 1987-1994, Egleston Children's Hospital Emergency Department, Atlanta, since 1994. Member American Anthropological Association, American Folklore Society, Association for Israel Studies, Association for Jewish Studies, Israel Anthropological Association, Bulgarian Studies Association, National Association Professor of Hebrew, Professional Association Diving Instrs. (masterscuba diver trainer).

Connections

Married Cheryl Ann Wenzler, June 4, 1988. 1 child, Samuel Israel.

father:
Gordon King Haskell

mother:
Viola (Shumsky) Haskell

spouse:
Cheryl Ann Wenzler

child:
Samuel Israel Haskell