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historian , writer

Tom Chaffin, American writer, historian. Fellow: Huntington Library., Emory University.

Background

Chaffin, Tom was born on November 21, 1952 in Atlanta. Son of James T., Senior and Martha B. Chaffin.

Education

Bachelor in English, Georgia State University, 1977. Master of Arts in American Civilization, New York University, 1982. Doctor of Philosophy in the United States History, Emory University, 1995.

Career

Researcher Esquire Magazine, New York City, 1980-1981. Freelance magazine San Francisco, Paris, 1981-1985. Director Emory Oral History Project Emory University, Atlanta, 1996—1999, lecturer, 2001—2005.

Corresponding Pacific News Service, San Francisco, 1983—1986. Visiting lecturer University Georgia, 2000—2001.

Works

Membership

Fellow: Huntington Library., Emory University.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Hiking, birdwatching.

Connections

Married Lena Margareta Larsson, August 13, 1988.

father:
James T.

mother:
Martha B. Chaffin

spouse:
Lena Margareta Larsson