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Classics and comparative literature educator

Michael Nicholas Nagler, American Classics and comparative literature educator. Fellow American Council Learned Socs., National Institutes of Health; MacArthur Foundation grantee, 1988. President board directors METTA Centers for Nonviolence Education; Member American Philolog. Society (editor Oral Tradition).

Background

Nagler, Michael Nicholas was born on January 20, 1937 in New York City. Son of Harold and Dorothy Judith (Nocks) Nagler.

Education

Bachelor, New York University, 1960; Master of Arts, University of California, Berkeley, 1962; Doctor of Philosophy, University of California, Berkeley, 1966.

Career

Instructor, San Francisco State University, 1963-1965; professor classics, peace studies and comparative literature, University of California, Berkeley, 1966-1991; professor emeritus, University of California, Berkeley, since 1991.

Achievements

  • 2007 Jamnalal Bajaj International Award for Promoting Gandhian Values Outside India 2002 American Book Award.

Works

Membership

President board directors METTA Centers for Nonviolence Education. Member American Philolog. Society (editor Oral Tradition).

Connections

Married Roberta Ann Robbins (divorced May 1983). Children: Jessica, Joshua.

father:
Harold Nagler

mother:
Dorothy Judith (Nocks) Nagler

spouse:
Roberta Ann Robbins

children:
Joshua Nagler

Jessica Nagler