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Marianne McDonald, American Born: Chicago, January 2, 1937Classicist ( hum: library study)classicist.

Background

McDonald, Marianne was born on January 2, 1937 in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Daughter of Eugene Francis and Inez (Riddle) McDonald.

Education

Bachelor magna cum laude, Bryn Mawr College, 1958. Master of Arts, University Chicago, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy, University California, Irvine, 1975.

Doctorate (honorary), American College Greece, 1988. Diploma (honorary), American Archaeol. Association; Doctor of Letters (honorary), University Athens, 1994.

Doctor of Letters (honorary), University Dublin, 1994. Doctor of Letters (honorary), Aristotle University, 1997. Doctor of Letters (honorary), University Thessalonika, 1997.

Doctor of Letters (honorary), National University Ireland, 2001.

Career

Teaching assistant classics University of California, Irvine, 1974, D Litt (honorary) U. Athens, Greece, 1994, U. Dublin, 1994, Aristotle University, University Thessalonika, 1997. instructor Greek, Latin andEnglish, mythology, modern cinema, 1975-1979, founder, research fellow Thesaurus Linguae Graecae Project, 1975-1997. Board director Centrum. Board dirs.Am. College of Greece, 1981-1990, Scripps Hospital, 1981.

American School Classical Studies, 1986^. Member board overseers University of California San Diego, 1985^. Nat.bd. advisors American Biographical Institute, 1982^.

President Society for the Preservationof the Greek Heritage, 1990^. Founder Hajime Mori Chair for JapaneseStudies, University of California, San Diego, 1985, McDonald Center for Alcohol and Substance Abuse, 1984, Thesaurus Linguarum Hiberniae, 1991^. Visiting professor U. Dublin, 1990^, U. Ulster, Ireland, 1997.

Adjunct Professor theatre University of California, San Diego, 1990, professor theatre and classics, 1994.

Works

Membership

Board directors American College of Greece, 1981-1990, Scripps Hospital, 1981, American School Classical Studies, since 1986. Member board overseers University California, San Diego, since 1985. National board advisors American Biographical Institute, since 1982.

President Society for the Preservation of the Greek Heritage, since 1990, Asian American Repertory Theatre, 2003. Founder Hajime Mori Chair for Japanese Studies, University California, San Diego, 1985, McDonald Center for Alcohol and Substance Abuse, 1984, Thesaurus Linguarum Hiberniae, since 1991, Hiroshi McDonald Mori Performing Arts Center. Member Modern Language Association, American Association of University Professors, American Philological Association (distinguished service award 1999), Society for the Preservation of the Greek Heritage ( president), Library. of America, American Classical League, Philological Association Pacific Coast, American Comparative Literature Association, Modern and Classical Language Association Southern California, Hellenic Society (council award 2000), California Foreign Language Teachers Association, International Platform Association, Royal Irish Academy, Greece's Order of the Phoenix (Commander 1994), KPBS Producers Club, Hellenic University Club (board directors).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Karate, harp (medieval), skiing, diving.

Connections

Children: Eugene, Conrad, Bryan, Bridget, Kirstie (deceased), Hiroshi.

father:
Eugene Francis McDonald

mother:
Inez (Riddle) McDonald

children:
Eugene McDonald

Conrad McDonald

Bryan McDonald

Bridget McDonald

Kirstie McDonald (deceased)

Hiroshi McDonald