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Jerzy Filip Gassowski

archaeologist , educator

Jerzy Filip Gassowski, Polish archaeologist, educator.

Background

Gassowski, Jerzy Filip was born on August 23, 1926 in Siedlce, Poland. Son of Piotr and Jadwiga (Wachowiak) Gassowski.

Education

Master of Arts, Warsaw University, Poland, 1951. Doctor of Philosophy, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, 1958. Doctor of Philosophy, HAB, Warsaw University, 1972.

Professor, Warsaw University, 1979.

Career

Assistant Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, 1954-1958. Professor Indiana University, Bloomington, 1978-1980. Adjunct Warsaw University, 1959-1967, senior lecturer, 1968-1973, assistant professor, 1973-1977, professor, since 1981.

Director American Studies Center, Warsaw, 1984-1987, Institute Archaeology, Warsaw, 1988-1990, Department Mediaeval Archeology, Warsaw, since 1990.

Works

  • Author: Ireland and Britain in Dark Ages, 1974 (Ministry of Education award 1974), Cultures and Peoples of Ancient Europe, 1981 (Ministry of Education award 1982), Prehistoric Culture of Poland, 1985 (Ministry of Education award 1987). Editor Archeological Yearly.

Connections

Married Barbara Marta Maik, January 12, 1981. Children: Maja, Piotr.

father:
Piotr Gassowski

mother:
Jadwiga (Wachowiak) Gassowski

spouse:
Barbara Marta Maik

children:
Maja Gassowski

Piotr Gassowski