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Kirk Charles Allison, American educator. Fulbright scholar United States Information Agency, 1987-1988; travel grantee James B. Pearson Foundation, 1987.


Allison, Kirk Charles was born on October 18, 1960 in Wichita, Kansas, United States. Son of Charles Young Junior and Gayle May (Ferril) Allison.


Bachelor in German and Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, University Kansas, Lawrence, 1985. Master of Arts in German with honors, University Kansas, 1987. Doctor of Philosophy in Germanic studies, University Minnesota, 2000.


Freelance translator, Fridley, Minnesota, since 1989. Translator Medical Graphics Corporation, Vadnais Heights, 1991-1992. Teaching, research assistant University Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1988-1996, 99—.

Gastlektor University Salzburg, Austria, 1996-1997. President Allison Arts, LLC, Minneapolis, since 1999. Associate director program in human rights and medicine University Minnesota, since 2000.


  • Other Work

    • Author: (poetry) The Poet's Voice, 1997, (translation videos) The Desert Speaks: The World of Papyrus, 1997, The Rebirth of Papyrus: The Preservation of Philisophy Vindob. G60120, 1997. Exhibited in group show Minneapolis Institute Art, 2000.

      Contribution articles to professional journals.


Trustee MacLaurin Institute, Minneapolis, 1990-2002. Member Minnesota Public Health Association, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Member Modern Language Association, Schiller Gesellschaft Deutches Literatur Archiv, National Association Judiciary Interpreters and Translators, German Studies Association, American Council Teachers Foreign Languages, Phi Kappa Phi.


  • Other Interests

    Calligraphy, theology, art history.


Charles Young Allison Junior

Gayle May (Ferril) Allison