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educator , Classicist

James Hunter Lesher, American classicist, educator. American Council of Learned Societies fellow Harvard University, 1971-1972, Junior fellow Center Hellenic Studies, Washington, 1982-1983. Member Phi Beta Kappa, Omicron Delta Kappa.

Background

Lesher, James Hunter was born on July 10, 1940 in Norfolk, Virginia, United States. Son of Victor Fries and Miriam (Willing) Lesher.

Education

Bachelor, University Virginia, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy, University Rochester, 1966.

Career

Assistant professor University Tennessee, Knoxville, 1966-1967. Assistant professor, associate professor, professor University Maryland, College Park, since 1967.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Xenophanes of Colophon, 1992. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member Phi Beta Kappa, Omicron Delta Kappa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: tennis, music, gardening.

Connections

Married Anne Bibby, February 13, 1965. Children: James H. Junior, Kathryn Anne.

father:
Victor Fries Lesher

mother:
Miriam (Willing) Lesher

spouse:
Anne Bibby

children:
James H. Junior Lesher

Kathryn Anne Lesher