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Professor

Michel Jeanneret, Swiss professor.

Background

Jeanneret, Michel was born on March 6, 1940 in Lausanne, Switzerland. Son of Edmond and Lore (Marks) Jeanneret.

Education

Licence es Lettres, University Neuchâtel, Switzerland, 1963. Master of Arts, University Cambridge, 1967. D. Lettres, University Neuchâtel, 1969.

Career

Research fellow Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, England, 1967-1969. Professor ordinaire University Geneva, 1971—2005, vice dean faculty letters, 1977-1982, head French department, 1978—2005. Professor John Hopkins University, Baltimore, since 2005.

Visiting professor University California, Irvine, 1989-1990, Harvard University, 1992, University Washington, Seattle, 1997, University Bristol, 1998, University Paris-Sorbonne, 1999, University Beijing, 1999, 2004, University Paris, 2001, College France, 2001, University Kyoto, 201, University Nottingham, 2007-2009, University Lausanne, 2009.

Membership

Fellow: Academy Europea. Member: Grand Prix Langue & Literature Francaises (academy francaise member 2008), Prix Critique Literature Institute National Genevois, Medaille du College France, Council Foundation de la Foundation Martin Bodmer (Geneva), Foundation Barbier-Muller pour l'etude de la Poesie de la Renaissance Italienne (president), L'ordre des Palmes Academy (France) (officer), Institute Vento Science (foreign member).

Connections

Married Marian Elizabeth Hobson, November 10, 1941. 1 child, Marc.

father:
Edmond Jeanneret

mother:
Lore (Marks) Jeanneret

spouse:
Marian Elizabeth Hobson

child:
Marc Jeanneret