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academic administrator , classics professor

John Patrick Lynch, American classics professor, academic administrator. Certified in archaeology, American School Classical Studies, Athens, Greece, 1967. Fellow National Endowment of the Humanities, summer 1973, University California Humanities Institute, summer 1972, National Defense Education Act Title IV, 1967-1970, Rotary International, 1966-1967, Woodrow Wilson, 1965-1966; Harvard College scholar, 1961-1965.

Background

Lynch, John Patrick was born on August 30, 1943 in Great Barrington, Massachusetts, United States. Son of John Joseph and Sophia (Pruhenski) Lynch.

Education

Bachelor of Arts with high honors, Harvard University, 1965; Master of Arts, Yale University, 1968; Master of Philisophy, Yale University, 1969; Doctor of Philosophy, Yale University, 1970.

Career

Assistant professor classics, University of California, Santa Cruz, 1970-1973; associate professor, University of California, Santa Cruz, 1974-1985; professor, University of California, Santa Cruz, since 1985; acting dean humanities, University of California, Santa Cruz, 1993; provost Cowell College, University of California, Santa Cruz, 1983-1989; associate director Education Abroad Program, University of California Study Center in London, University of California, Santa Cruz, 1979-1981. Junior fellow Harvard University Center Hellenic Studies, Washington, 1976-1977. Member Institute Advanced Study, Princeton, New Jersey, 1989-1990.

Achievements

  • Certified in archaeology, American School Classical Studies, Athens, Greece, 1967.

Works

Membership

Member American Philological Association (Excellence in Teaching Classics award 1992), California Classical Association, Hellenic Society (United Kingdom), Petronian Society, Virgilian Society.

Connections

Married Sheilah Eileen Fulbright, September 21, 1973. Children— Bernadette, Brendan.

father:
John Joseph Lynch

mother:
Sophia (Pruhenski) Lynch

spouse:
Sheilah Eileen Fulbright

children:
Bernadette Lynch

Brendan Lynch