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consultant , librarian

James Henry Spohrer, American librarian, consultant. Recipient Nijhoff prize Martinus Nijhoff International, The Hague, 1989; Title II-C grantee United States Department Education, Washington, 1988-1990, Finlandia Foundation, 1997.

Background

Spohrer, James Henry was born on December 18, 1950 in Jennings, Louisiana, United States. Son of Henry Stanislaus and Rosalie (Ballard) Spohrer.

Education

Bachelor, Louisiana State University, 1975. Master of Science, Louisiana State University, 1978. Master of Arts, University California, Berkeley, 1983.

Career

Private practice translator, Freiburg, Germany, 1973-1975. Test construction specialist Louisian Civil Service Department, Baton Rouge, 1975-1976. Serials library University Nebraska, Lincoln, 1978-1981.

Instructor University California, Berkeley, 1981-1983, Germanic library, since 1983, department chair, 1992-1996, associate U, Library. Humanities and Area Studies, since 1996. Consultant linguistics department University California, Berkeley, 1989.

Membership

Member Nebraska Wesleyan Chamber Orchestra, Lincoln, 1979. Board directors East Bay Suzuki Music Association, Berkeley, 1981-1983. Member Modern Language Association, American Library Association, Western European Specialist Section (chair 1993-1994), Medieval Association of the Pacific, Beta Phi Museum.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Violin, sailing.

Connections

Married Elisabeth Marie Aurelle, July 17, 1974. 1 child, Bela.

father:
Henry Stanislaus Spohrer

mother:
Rosalie (Ballard) Spohrer

spouse:
Elisabeth Marie Aurelle

child:
Bela Spohrer