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educator , philologist

Stanley Insler, American philologist, educator. Recipient fellowships Ford Foundation, fellowships Woodrow Wilson Foundation, fellowships Yale University. Member of Societe Asiatique, Association Française des Sanskritists, Royal Asiatic Society Great British and Ireland, Philological Society, Cambridge, England, Deutsche Morgenlandische Gesellschaft, American Oriental Society (president, finance director), American Academy Arts and Sciences.

Background

Insler, Stanley was born on June 23, 1937 in New York City.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Columbia College, 1957;postgraduate, U. Tubingen, 1960-1962;Doctor of Philosophy, Yale University, 1963.

Career

Member faculty, Graduate School, Yale University, since 1963;now professor Sanskrit and comparative philology, Graduate School, Yale University. Consultant National Endowment for Humanities.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor numerous articles on ancient languages and literature of India and Iran to professional publs. Translator Songs of Zarathustra.

Membership

Member of Societe Asiatique, Association Française des Sanskritists, Royal Asiatic Society Great British and Ireland, Philological Society, Cambridge, England, Deutsche Morgenlandische Gesellschaft, American Oriental Society (president, finance director), American Academy Arts and Sciences.