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Foreign language educator

Stephen J. Gendzier, American foreign language educator. Henry Alfred Todd fellow Columbia University, 1953; Fulbright grantee, Paris, 1954-1956.

Background

Gendzier, Stephen J. was born on July 14, 1930 in New York City. Son of Louis and Sally (Koenig) Gendzier.

Education

Bachelor, Oberlin College, 1952. Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1953. Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1959.

Certified, University Paris, 1985.

Career

Instructor Columbia University, New York City, 1956-1960. Assistant professor Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, 1960. Assistant professor foreign languages Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, 1962-1966, associate professor, since 1966, chairman department Romance and comparative literature, 1977-1981, 97—.

Works

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Collecting wine and antiques, gardening, tennis, travel.

Connections

Married Irene Sophie Dominique Henriette Lefel, March 30, 1958 (divorced April 1970). 1 child, Alexander A. Married Rhea Mendoza Diamond, August 5, 1973.

Children: Christopher Evan, Joshua Diamond.

father:
Louis Gendzier

mother:
Sally (Koenig) Gendzier

spouses:
Irene Sophie Dominique Henriette Lefel

Rhea Mendoza Diamond

children:
Alexander A. Gendzier

Christopher Evan Gendzier

Joshua Diamond Gendzier