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foreign languages and literature educator

Ignacio Ricardo Maria Galbis, American foreign languages and literature educator. Named to Order of Los Descubridores Sigma Delta Pi, 1978, Order of Don Quijote, 1980; recipient Creative Writing award Cintas Foundation, 1981. Member American Association Teachers Spanish, Modern Language Association, Modern Humanities Research Association, Society Basque Studies in American.

Background

Galbis, Ignacio Ricardo Maria was born on May 13, 1931 in Bilbao, Vizcaya, Spain. Came to the United States, 1961.

Education

Juris Doctor, University Havana (Cuba), 1952. Master of Arts, Mississippi State University, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, Syracuse University, 1972.

Career

Teacher Spanish, Natchez (Mississippi) High School, 1962-1964;instructor Spanish, Mississippi State University, Starkville, 1964-1965;associate professor, U. Maine, Orono, 1966-1976;national executive director, Sigma Delta Pi, Riverside, California, since 1976;visiting associate professor, University of California, Riverside, 1976-1978;visiting associate professor, U. San Francisco, 1978-1980;visiting professor, University of California, Davis, 1981-1982;Del Amo fellow, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 1982-1984;visiting associate professor, University of California, Irvine, 1984-1986;visiting associate professor, University of California, Riverside, 1988-1989. Executive director Society of Basque Studies in American, since 1980.

Membership

Member American Association Teachers Spanish, Modern Language Association, Modern Humanities Research Association, Society Basque Studies in American.

Connections

Son of Ricardo Carlos Maria Galbis de Ajuria and Raquel Aurora Patricia (Rigol) Galbis. Married Sophie Marie Ozores, November 27, 1954. Children: Inaki Miguel, Julio Pio, Ricardo Javier, Susana Maria.

father:
Ricardo Carlos Maria Galbis Galbis

spouse:
Sophie Marie Ozores

children:
Inaki Miguel Galbis

Julio Pio Galbis

Ricardo Javier Galbis

Susana Maria Galbis