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Richard Williams Bulliet Edit Profile

historian , university professor

Richard W. Bulliet is a professor of history at Columbia University who specializes in the history of Islamic society and institutions, the history of technology, and the history of the role of animals in human society.

Background

Bulliet, Richard Williams was born on October 30, 1940 in Rockford, Illinois, United States. Son of Leander Jackson and Mildred Idell (Williams) Bulliet.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Harvard University, 1962;Master of Arts, Harvard University, 1964;Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1967.

Career

Instructor, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1967-1970;assistant professor, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1970-1973;lecturer, University of California-Berkeley, 1973-1975;associate professor of history, Columbia University, New York City, 1976-1979;professor, Columbia University, New York City, since 1979.

Works

Membership

Member Middle East Studies Association (executive secretary 1977-1981), Phi Beta Kappa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: painting.

Connections

Married Lucianne Cherry, June 24, 1962. 1 child, Mark Paul.

father:
Leander Jackson Bulliet

mother:
Mildred Idell (Williams) Bulliet

spouse:
Lucianne Cherry

child:
Mark Paul Bulliet