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language educator

John William Kronik, Austrian, American language educator. Fulbright fellow, 1960-1961, 87-88; Rockefeller Foundation research resident, 1975; Guggenheim fellow, 1983-1984; American Council of Learned Societies grantee, 1983-1984. Member Modern Language Association, International Association Hispanists, International Galdos Association (president), American Association Teachers Spanish and Portuguese.

Background

Kronik, John William was born on May 18, 1931 in Vienna, Austria. Arrived in the United States, 1939, naturalized, 1944. Son of Bernard and Melanie (Hollub) Kronik.

Education

Bachelor, Queens College, 1952. Master of Arts, University Wisconsin, 1953. Doctor of Philosophy, University Wisconsin, 1960.

Doctor of Humane Letters, Illinois College, 1979.

Career

Assistant professor Romance language Hamilton College, Clinton, 1958-1963. Associate professor Spanish, University Illinois, Urbana, 1963-1966. Professor Romance studies Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, 1966-2000, professor emeritus, 2001—2006.

Visiting professor Columbia University, 1968, Middlebury College, Vermont, 1979, 80, 86, 91, Brigham Young University, 1982, University Colorado, 1989, University California, Berkeley, 91, University California, Irvine, 1994, University California, Los Angeles, 1999, 2000, University California, Riverside, 2003. Consultant National Endowment of the Humanities, 1973-1992, Guggenheim Foundation, 1988-2006. Corporator International Institute in Spain, Madrid, 1972-2006.

With United States Army, 1953-1955.

Works

Membership

Member Modern Language Association, International Association Hispanists, International Galdos Association (president), American Association Teachers Spanish and Portuguese.

Connections

Married Eva Kronik, December 26, 1955. Children: Theresa J., Geoffrey B. Bachelor of Arts, Queens College.

father:
Bernard Kronik

mother:
Melanie (Hollub) Kronik

spouse:
Eva Kronik

children:
Theresa J. Kronik

Geoffrey B. Bachelor of Arts Kronik

Queens College Kronik