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History educator

Stanford J. Shaw, American history educator. Recipient Medal of Honor, American Friends of Turkey, 1992, Medal of Honor, Research Center on Islamic History, Art and Culture, Istanbul, 1990, Guggenheim fellowship, 1966-1967, National Endowment of the Humanities fellow, 1972-1973, 78-80. Fellow Institute Turkish Studies (senior ); member American Association of University Professors, American History Society, Turkish History Society.

Background

Shaw, Stanford J. was born on May 5, 1930 in St. Paul. Son of Albert G. Shaw and Belle (Paymar) Jaffey.

Education

Bachelor, Master of Arts, Stanford University, 1952. Master of Arts, Doctor of Philosophy, Princeton University, 1958. Master of Arts (honorary), Harvard University, 1966.

Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), Bosporus University, Istanbul, Turkey, 1986.

Career

Assistant professor Turkish history, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1960-1965;associate professor Turkish history, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1965-1968;professor Turkish and Judeo-Turkish history, University of California at Los Angeles, since 1968. Visiting professor U. Bosporus, 1990-1991.

Works

Membership

Fellow Institute Turkish Studies (senior ). Member American Association of University Professors, American History Society, Turkish History Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: ham radio, shortwave listening, photography.

Connections

Married Ezel Kural, June 15, 1938. 1 child, Wendy Miriam Kural.

father:
Albert G. Shaw Jaffey

mother:
Belle (Paymar) Jaffey

spouse:
Ezel Kural

child:
Wendy Miriam Kural Shaw