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Semitic philology educator

John Huehnergard, Canadian, American semitic philology educator. Member Linguistic Society of America, American Oriental Society, American Schools Oriental Research.

Background

Huehnergard, John was born on March 16, 1952 in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. Son of Harry Wilfred and Sylvia Helena (Schendel) Huehnergard. came to the United States, 1974.

Education

Bachelor, Wilfrid Laurier University, Waterloo, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1979.

Career

Assistant professor Columbia University, New York City, 1978-1983. Professor Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, since 1983. Convener North America Conference Afro-Asiatic Linguistics, Cambridge, 1992.

Chairman department Near Eastern languages and civilizations Harvard University, 1991-1995.

Works

Membership

Member Linguistic Society of America, American Oriental Society, American Schools Oriental Research.

Connections

Married Jo Ann Hackett, May 28, 1981.

father:
Harry Wilfred Huehnergard

mother:
Sylvia Helena (Schendel) Huehnergard

spouse:
Jo Ann Hackett