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Editor , educator

Sigmund Diamond, American editor, educator. Fellow Center Advanced Study Behavioral Sciences, 1959-1960; senior research fellow Newberry Library, 1967. Member American History Association, American Sociological Association, Economic History Association, Conference on Jewish Social Studies (editorial board).

Background

Diamond, Sigmund was born on June 14, 1920 in Baltimore. Son of Isidor and Yetta (Mirtenbaum) Diamond.

Education

AB, Johns Hopkins University, 1940. Doctor of Philosophy in History, Harvard University, 1953.

Career

With, United States Government, 1942-1943;international representative, United Auto Workers-Chief Information Officer, 1943-1947;lecturer American history, Sarah Lawrence College, 1955-1956;member of faculty, Columbia University, since 1955;professor of history and sociology, Columbia University, since 1964;Giddings professor sociology, Columbia University, since 1978;professor emeritus, Columbia University, since 1986. Editor Political Science Quarterly, 1963-1975. Fulbright professor American history Tel-Aviv U., 1975-1976.

Visiting professor Hebrew U. Jerusalem, 1969-1970. Panelist Committee on History as Social Science, Behavioral and Social Sciences Survey Committee, National Academy Sciences and Social Science Research Council.

Works

Membership

Member American History Association, American Sociological Association, Economics History Association, Conference on Jewish Social Studies (editorial board).

Connections

Son of Isidor and Yetta (Mirtenbaum) D. M. Shirley Welson, January 4, 1945. Children: Stephen Mark, Betty.

father:
Isidor Diamond

mother:
Yetta (Mirtenbaum) Diamond

children:
Stephen Mark Diamond

Betty Diamond