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Israel Edward Drabkin

educator

Israel Edward Drabkin, American educator. Member American Philosophical Association, American Philological Association, History of Science Society, Classical Association Atlantic States.

Background

Drabkin, Israel Edward was born on February 7, 1905 in Jersey City. Son of Harry H. and Bessie (Glass) Drabkin.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, City College New York, 1924. Master of Arts, Columbia, 1926, Doctor of Philosophy., 1930.

Career

March 1938); married second, Miriam Friedman, February 21, 1941. Children—Susan, William. Instructor classical langs.

Townsend Harris High School, New York City, 1923-1942. Member of faculty City College New York, since 1943, professor classical langs., department chairman, since 1957. Member Institute Advanced Study, Princeton, 1953.

Visiting professor of history of science Harvard University, 1964. Carnegie fellow Greek and Roman science Johns Hopkins, 1941-1943. Guggenheim fellow, 1945.

Works

  • Author: The Copa, 1930. (with Morris R. Cohen) A Source Book in Greek Science, 1948. Caelius Aurelianus On Acute and Chronic Diseases, 1950.

    (with Miriam Drabkin) Caelius Aurelianus Gynaecia, 1951. (with Stillman Drake) Galileo Galilei On Motion and On Mechanics, 1960. Also articles Member editorial committee Isis, Journal History of Science Society, 1952-1963.

Membership

Member American Philosophical Association, American Philological Association, History of Science Society, Classical Association Atlantic States.

Connections

Married Norma Loewenstein, December 24, 1932 (deceased.; married second, Miriam Friedman, February 21, 1941. Children: Susan, William.

father:
Harry H. Drabkin

mother:
Bessie (Glass) Drabkin

spouses:
Norma Loewenstein

Miriam Friedman

children:
Susan Drabkin

William Drabkin