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library director , medievalist educator

Jan Michael Ziolkowski, American Medievalist educator. Fellow Guggenheim Foundation, 1987-1988, American Council of Learned Societies, 1986, Rome Prize fellow, Am.Acad. in Rome, 1980-1981; Marshall scholar, 1977-1980. Member Medieval Academy American (councillor 1991-1994), Dante Society American, American Philological Association Beta Kappa.

Background

Ziolkowski, Jan Michael was born on November 17, 1956 in New Haven. Son of Theodore J. and Yetta (Goldstein) Ziolkowski.

Education

AB summa cum laude, Princeton University, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy, University Cambridge, England, 1982. Master of Arts (honorary), Harvard University, 1987.

Career

Assistant professor Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1981-1984, John L. Loeb associate professor of the humanities, 1984-1987, professor medieval Latin and comparative literature, 1987—2002, Arthur Kingsley Porter professor medieval Latin, since 2002. Director Dumbarton Oaks Research Library. & Collection, Washington, since 2007.

Works

Membership

President Internationales Mittellateiner Komitee, since 2000. Member Medieval Academy American (councillor 1991-1994), Dante Society of America (councillor since 2004), American Philological Association, Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

Married Elizabeth Ann Hillenius. Children: Saskia Elizabeth, Ada Margaret, Yetta Joy.

father:
Theodore J. Ziolkowski

mother:
Yetta (Goldstein) Ziolkowski

spouse:
Elizabeth Ann Hillenius

children:
Saskia Elizabeth Ziolkowski

Ada Margaret Ziolkowski

Yetta Joy Ziolkowski