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History educator

Tamara K. Hareven, Romanian history educator. Research grantee National Institute in Aging, 1987-1989; National Endowment of the Humanities fellow, 1973-1974, Faculty Research fellow Ford Foundation, 1975-1976, University Delaware Center for Advanced Study fellow, 1982-1983; Scholar in Residence, Rockefeller Foundation, 1976.


Hareven, Tamara K. was born on May 10, 1937 in Czernautz, Rumania. Daughter of Saul and Mary (Hollinger) Kern.


Bachelor in History, Hebrew University, 1961. Master of Arts in History, University Cincinnati, 1962. Doctor of Philosophy in History, Ohio State University, 1965.


Associate professor, Clark University History Department, 1969-1976;professor, Clark University History Department, 1976-1988;UNIDEL professor family studies and history, Institute for Fiscal Studies U. Delaware, Newark, Delaware, since 1988. Visiting professor Sociology Department Harvard University, 1976-1977. Senior Fulbright scholarSociology Department Panjab & Bombay U., 1981.

Exchange professor Keyo U., Tokyo, 1986-1987. Adjunct Professor population science Harvard University School Public Health, Cambridge, since 1979. Active member Center for Population Studies, Harvard University, Cambridge, since 1977.



Executive planning committee member National Institute on Aging, Washington, 1980, speaker, 1980. Testimony House Select Committee on Population, 1978, House Select Committee on Children, Youths, and Family, 1986. Planning committee for conference on fatherhood National Academy of Science.

Fellow Gerontological Society of America. Member Social Science History Association, International Commission for History Demography (committee member chair), Eleanor Roosevelt Institute, Social Science Research Council, American History Association, American Sociological Association, Social Science History Association (president chair family history and history demography network since 1976, president 1994-1995), Radcliffe Graduate Society (winner career medal 1992).


Saul Kern

Mary (Hollinger) Kern