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German educator

Hanna Ballin Lewis, German educator. Grantee Fulbright Foundation, 1978, National Endowment of the Humanities, 1980, 87, 89. Member Modern Language Association, South Center Modern Language Association, American Association Teachers German, American Literary Translators Association, German-Texan Heritage Society (book editor since 1982).

Background

Lewis, Hanna Ballin was born on August 20, 1931 in Berlin. Came to the United States, 1938. Daughter of Jack Hellmut and Ilse Julie (Blumenthal) Ballin.

Education

Student, University Pennsylvania, 1950. Bachelor, Rice University, 1952. Master of Arts, Rice University, 1961.

Doctor of Philosophy, Rice University, 1964.

Career

Teacher Cleveland (Texas) Independent School District, 1953-1955. Teaching assistant Rice University, Houston, 1959-1962, instructor, 1962-1965. Technical translator Fluor Corporation, 1965-1967.

Assistant professor Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, Texas, 1967-1969, associate professor, 1969-1974, Sam Houston State University, Huntsville, 1974-1980, professor, since 1980, program coordinator, since 1988.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional publications.

Membership

Member Modern Language Association, South Center Modern Language Association, American Association Teachers German, American Literary Translators Association, German-Texan Heritage Society (book editor since 1982).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Cinema, bridge, reading, travel, music.

Connections

Married Bernard Melvin Lewis, June 11, 1950. Children: Ellen Rose, Anne Carol, Paul Ballin, Kay Elizabeth.

father:
Jack Hellmut Ballin

mother:
Ilse Julie (Blumenthal) Ballin

spouse:
Bernard Melvin Lewis

children:
Ellen Rose Lewis

Anne Carol Lewis

Paul Ballin Lewis

Kay Elizabeth Lewis