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columnist , writer

Piri Halasz, columnist, writer. Recipient Gold Medal, Independent Book Publications Awards, 2010; Smithsonian Institute fellow, 1980-1981, Virginia Center Creative Arts fellow, 1986, 1989, 1997-1998, 2001, 2005. Member of Authors Guild, College Art Association.

Background

Halasz, Piri Daughter of George and Ruth (West) Halasz.

Education

Bachelor, Barnard College, 1956. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1982.

Career

Research assistant Time, Inc./Time magazine, New York City, 1956-1963, contributing editor, 1963-1969. Adjunct assistant professor Long Island University, Greenvale, 1977-1978, from adjunct assistant professor to adjunct associate professor, 1985-1986. Adjunct associate professor Molloy College, Rockville Centre, 1985-1986.

Assistant professor Bethany (West Virginia) College, 1990-1994. Online columnist From the Mayor's Doorstep, since 1996.

Membership

Member of Authors Guild, College Art Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Theater, films, bridge.

Connections

father:
George Halasz

mother:
Ruth (West) Halasz