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History educator

Mercedes Vilanova, American history educator. Member International Oral History Association (president 1996-2000), Historia, Antropología y Fuentes Orales (founder, director since 1989).

Background

Vilanova, Mercedes was born on June 16, 1936 in Barcelona, Spain. Daughter of Xavier Vilanova and Mercedes Ribas.

Education

Master's degree, Barcelona University, Spain, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, Valencia University, 1965.

Career

Visiting professor Boston University, 1962-1969. Professor contemporary history University Barcelona, since 1969. Associate Barnard W. Center, New York City, 1987-1988.

Research associate National Center for Science Research, Paris, 1988. Fellow Wilson Center, Washington, 1989-1990. Visiting scholar Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1991-1992, 98-99.

Membership

Member International Oral History Association (president 1996-2000), Historia, Antropología y Fuentes Orales (founder, director since 1989).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Skin diving, sailing, skiing, reading, music.

Connections

Married Juan Antonio Subirana, October 1, 1960 (divorced 1979). Children: Miriam, Brian.

father:
Xavier Vilanova

mother:
Mercedes Ribas

spouse:
Juan Antonio Subirana

child:
Miriam Vilanova

child:
Brian Vilanova