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Humanities educator

Peter James Armour, British humanities educator. Personal grantee British Academy, 1983, 94. Fellow Royal Society Arts; member Society Italian Studies, Dante Society of America (life), Society Dantesca Italiana, Modern Humanities Research Association, Middlesex County Cricket Club.

Background

Armour, Peter James was born on November 19, 1940 in Fleetwood, England. Son of James and Anne Mary (Monaghan) Armour.

Education

Bachelor with honors, University Manchester, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, University Leicester, 1980.

Career

Lecturer Italian University Sheffield (England), 1966-1972, University Leicester (England), 1972-1979, Bedford College, University London, 1979-1984, University College London, 1984-1989. Professor Italian Royal Holloway, University London, 1989—1999, Research professor, 1999—2002. Visiting senior lecturer University Western Australia, Perth, 1973.

Associate director Institute Romance Studies, London, 1991-1992, 94-99. Visiting professor University Melbourne, 1987, University Virginia, 1995, 98.

Membership

Fellow Royal Society Arts. Member Society Italian Studies, Dante Society of America (life), Society Dantesca Italiana, Modern Humanities Research Association, Middlesex County Cricket Club.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, opera, travel, cricket.

Connections

father:
James Armour

mother:
Anne Mary (Monaghan) Armour