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Editor , educator , philologist

John Aird Coutts Greppin, American philologist, editor, educator. Member Association International des Études Arméniennes, Society for Study of the Caucasus, American Philological Society, Society Armenian Studies (executive board 1982-1986, 02-07, secretary 1983-1985), American Oriental Society, Society Caucasologia Europaea, Cleveland Skating Club, Union Club of Cleveland.

Background

Greppin, John Aird Coutts was born on April 2, 1937 in Rochester, New York, United States. Son of Ernest Haquette and Edna Barbara (Kill) Greppin.

Education

Bachelor of Arts in Greek, University Rochester, New York City, 1961. Master of Arts in Classics, University Washington, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy in Indo-European Studies, University of California at Los Angeles, 1972.

Postdoctoral student, Yerevan State University, Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics, 1975.

Career

Teacher Greek, Latin, Stowe (Vermont) Preparatory School, 1961-1962;teacher, Woodstock (Vermont) Country School, 1962-1965;admissions director, Woodstock (Vermont) Country School, 1968-1969;interim assistant professor, U. Florida, Gainesville, 1971-1972;teacher, Isidore Newman School, New Orleans, 1972-1974;research instructor, Yerevan State University, Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics, 1974-1975;from assistant to associate to professor linguistics, Cleveland State University, since 1975;director program in linguistics, Cleveland State University, 1979-1983, 99-. Visiting professor linguistics Philipps U., Marburg, Germany, 1993.

Works

Membership

Member Association International des Études Arméniennes, Society for Study of the Caucasus, American Philological Society, Society Armenian Studies (executive board 1982-1986, 02-07, secretary 1983-1985), American Oriental Society, Society Caucasologia Europaea, Cleveland Skating Club, Union Club of Cleveland.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: pianist, chamber music associations, bird watching.

Connections

Married Mary Elizabeth Cleland Hannan, September 30, 1961. Children: Sarah Cleland Coutts, Carl Hannan Haquette.

father:
Ernest Haquette Greppin

mother:
Edna Barbara (Kill) Greppin

spouse:
Mary Elizabeth Cleland Hannan

children:
Sarah Cleland Coutts Greppin

Carl Hannan Haquette Greppin