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Adult education educator

Ivan Szelenyi, Hungarian adult education educator. Member Hungarian Academy Scis; fellow American Academy Arts and Science.

Background

Szelenyi, Ivan was born on April 17, 1938 in Budapest. Came to the United States, 1981. Son of Gusztav and Julianna (Csapo) Szelenyi.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, 1973. Doctor of Science, Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, 1990. Doctorate (honorary), Budapest University of Economics, 1992.

Doctor of Letters (honorary), Flinders University, 1997. Doctor rer.pol. honorary (honorary), Friedrich-Alexander University, 2003.

Career

Research fellow Hungarian Academy of Sciences, Budapest, 1963-1975. Foundation professor Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia, 1975-1980. Professor University Wisconsin, Madison, 1981-1986.

Distinguished professor City University of New York Graduate Center, 1986-1988. Professor University of California at Los Angeles, 1988-1999. William Graham Sumner professor sociology Yale University, New Haven, since 1999.

Works

Membership

Member Hungarian Academy Scis. Fellow American Academy Arts and Science.

Connections

Married Valeria Vanilia Majoros. Children: Szonja, Lilla, Balazs.

father:
Gusztav Szelenyi

mother:
Julianna (Csapo) Szelenyi

spouse:
Valeria Vanilia Majoros

children:
Balazs Szelenyi

Szonja Szelenyi

Lilla Szelenyi