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educator , Classicist

Leon Golden, American classicist, educator. Fellow cooperative program humanities University of North Carolina and Duke, 1964-1965; fellow cooperative program humanities Society for Religion in Higher Education, 1971-1972. With Army of the United States, 1953-1955. Member American Philological Association, Archeological Institute American, Classical Association Middle West and South (president Southern section 1972-1974), Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Golden, Leon was born on December 25, 1930 in Jersey City. Son of Nathan and Regina (Okun) Golden.

Education

Bachelor, University of Chicago, 1950;Master of Arts, University of Chicago, 1953;Doctor of Philosophy, University of Chicago, 1958.

Career

Instructor ancient languages, College William and Mary, 1958-1960;assistant professor ancient languages, College William and Mary, 1960-1965;associate professor classical languages, Florida State University, Tallahassee, 1965-1968;professor, Florida State University, Tallahassee, since 1968;director program in humanities, Florida State University, Tallahassee, since 1976;department chairman classics, Florida State University, Tallahassee, 1986-1995. Board directors Florida Endowment for Humanities, 1983-1987.

Works

Membership

With Army of the United States, 1953-1955. Member American Philological Association, Archeological Institute American, Classical Association Middle West and South (president Southern section 1972-1974), Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

father:
Nathan Golden

mother:
Regina (Okun) Golden