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Victor N. Low, American, Nigerian Historian. Foreign Area Research fellow The Ford Foundation, England and Nigeria, 1963-1965,National Defense Foreign Language fellow, Harvard, 1966, University of California at Los Angeles, 1967. Chairman New York City Students for Stevenson, 1952. With United States Army, 1952-1954.

Background

Low, Victor N. was born on August 25, 1931 in New York City. Son of Sol and Rosamond (Trilling) Low.

Education

Bachelor, University of Chicago, 1951;Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1962;Doctor of Philosophy, University of California at Los Angeles, 1967.

Career

Education officer, Northern Region Nigera, 1960-1961;lecturer, Addis Ababa (Ethiopia) U., Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 1967-1969;assistant professor, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1969-1972;acting director African Studies Center, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1970-1971;visiting senior lecturer, The Hebrew U. Jerusalem, 1972-1973;senior lecturer, Tel Aviv. U., 1979-1980;senior lecturer, The Hebrew U. Jerusalem, 1979-1982;senior research fellow, 1979-1980;senior lecturer, Ahmadu Bello U., Zaria, Nigeria, 1973-1975;chair history division, Ahmadu Bello U., 1973-1975;senior lecturer, chair history division, U. Ibadan, Jos, Nigeria, 1975-1976;visiting associate professor, Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H., 1990-1991. Chairman Nigerian Universities Matriculation Board in History, 1974-1975.

Education officer northern region Nigeria, 1960-1961.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: (monograph) Three Nigerian Emirates: A Study in Oral History. 1972, (trade book) Lyme Road Letters, 1994. Co-editor: (reader) History of Modern Israel, Part I: Zionism, 1979, Part 2: Israel, 1982.

      Technical editor United States Army Corps Engineers, Alexandria, Virginia, 1985-1986. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Chairman New York City Students for Stevenson, 1952. With United States Army, 1952-1954.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: writing, tennis, classical music, jazz.

Connections

Married Helga Lore Brigitta Paula Frentzel-Beyme, May 10, 1962. Children: Joshua David, Gideon Samson.

father:
Sol Low

mother:
Rosamond (Trilling) Low

spouse:
Helga Lore Brigitta Paula Frentzel-Beyme

children:
Joshua David Low

Gideon Samson Low