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English educator

Peter Balakian, American English educator. Recipient Bood award New Jersey Council for the Humanities, 1998, Anrahit Literary prize Columbia University, 1990. Freedom to write committee Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association American Center, since 1998. Member Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association, Authors Guild, Armenian National Institute (board directors since 1997).

Background

Balakian, Peter was born on June 13, 1951 in Teaneck, New Jersey, United States. Son of Gerard and Arax Aroosian Balakian.

Education

Bachelor in History cum laude, Bucknell University, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy in American Civiilization, Brown University, 1980.

Career

English professor Colgate University, Hamilton, New York, since 1980.

Works

Membership

Freedom to write committee Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association American Center, since 1998. Member Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association, Authors Guild, Armenian National Institute (board directors since 1997).

Connections

Married Helen Jane Kebabian, August 16, 1980. Children: Sophia, Ann, James, Gerard.

father:
Gerard Balakian

mother:
Arax Aroosian Balakian

spouse:
Helen Jane Kebabian

children:
Sophia Balakian

Ann Balakian

James Balakian

Gerard Balakian