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social sciences professor

Roger Girod, Swiss social sciences professor. United Nations Educational fellow, Paris, 1953. Member International Sociological Association (executive secretary 1963-1967), Academy Europaea.

Background

Girod, Roger was born on March 24, 1921 in Geneva. Son of Gustave and Marianne (Tapponnier) Girod.

Education

Maturite Latine, Geneva College, 1940. Licence in society science, University Geneva, 1944. Doctor of Philosophy in Sociology, U Geneva, 1952.

Career

Assistant Young Men’s Christian Association Refugees Service, Geneva, 1944-1945, Young Men’s Christian Association prisoners Service, Austria, 1945-1946. Free lance journalist, translator Geneva, 1946-1949. Assistant United Nations Educational Department Education, Paris, 1949-1951.

Professor ad interim University Geneva, 1952-1953, professor, 1953-1991. Researcher Internat Bureau Education, Geneva, 1956-1960. Invited professional Columbia University, New York City, 1962, University of California at Los Angeles, 1967.

Associate professor University Fribourg, Switzerland, 1961-1991. Honorary professor University Geneva, since 1991.

Membership

Member International Sociological Association (executive secretary 1963-1967), Academy Europaea.

Connections

Married Michelle Gottret, April 12, 1945. Children: Francoise, Marie-Claude, Bernard.

father:
Gustave Girod

mother:
Marianne (Tapponnier) Girod

spouse:
Michelle Gottret

child:
Francoise Girod

child:
Marie-Claude Girod

child:
Bernard Girod