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Chinese history educator

Merle Dorothy Goldman, Chinese history educator. Fellowship Guggenheim Foundation, 1987-1988.

Background

Goldman, Merle Dorothy was born on March 12, 1931 in New Haven, Connecticut, United States. Son of Jacques A. and Rose (Breslaw) R.

Education

AB, Sarah Lawrence College, 1953. Master of Arts, Radcliffe College, 1957. Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1964.

Career

Lecturer, Radcliffe Seminars, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1968-1970;professor of history, Boston University, since 1972. Consultant Harvard University Press, Cambridge, since 1982. Executive Committee Fairbank Ctr.for East Asian Research, Harvard University, 1981-1992.

Trustee Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, New York, 1986-1994.

Works

Membership

Member President Commission on Radio Asia, 1992. Public member United States Delegation to United Nations Commission on Human Rights, Geneva, 1993. Bd directors Human Rights Watch: Asia, New York City, 1988.

Lecturer Phi Beta Kappa, Washington, since 1992. Member American Council of the Learned Societies (joint committee on contemporary China of the social science research council 1976-1981), Association for Asian Studies (president Northeast Council 1985-1986), Council on Foreign Relations.

Connections

Married Marshall Goldman, June 14, 1953. Children: Ethan, Avra, Karla, Seth.

father:
Jacques A. R.

mother:
Rose (Breslaw) R.

spouse:
Marshall Goldman

children:
Ethan Goldman

Avra Goldman

Karla Goldman

Seth Goldman