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English and medieval studies educator

Thomas Dana Hill, American English and medieval studies educator. Society for Humanities fellow, 1970-1971, American Council Learned Societies fellow, 1973-1974, travel grantee, 1980, American Philosophical Society travel grantee, 1985.


Hill, Thomas Dana was born on May 6, 1940 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of Thomas Dana, Senior and Margery Willard (Watson) Hill.


Bachelor, Harvard, 1961;Master of Arts, University of Illinois, 1963;Doctor of Philosophy, Cornell Univercity, 1967.


Assistant Professor of English, Cornell Univercity, Ithaca, New York, 1967-1972;associate professor, Cornell Univercity, Ithaca, New York, 1972-1978;Professor of English and medieval studies, Cornell Univercity, Ithaca, New York, since 1978. Principal investigator The Sources of Anglo-Saxon Literary Culture, National Endowment for Humanities division research tools, 1987-1989, 90-92, director summer seminars, 1987, 93.


  • Other Work

    • Author, editor: The Prose Salomon and Saturn, Adrian and Ritheus, Sources of Anglo-Saxon Literary Culture: A Trial Version. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Foster parent Department Social Superior vena cava syndrome, Tompkins County, 1970-1975. Member Medieval Academy American, International Society Anglo-Saxonists, Society for Advancement Scandinavian Study, International Committee Study of Sources of AngloSaxon Culture.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: tennis, billiards, jogging, skindiving.


Married Carol Hallowell, April 19, 1960. Children: Thomas Hallowell, Catherine Alison, Sara Christine, Dana Edward.

Thomas Dana Hill

Margery Willard (Watson) Hill

Carol Hallowell

Thomas Hallowell Hill

Catherine Alison Hill

Sara Christine Hill

Dana Edward Hill