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history professor

Zoltan Joseph Kosztolnyik was Hungarian history professor. Recipient Founder's Day award New York University, 1969, TAMU Distinguished Teaching award, 1995; research grantee Texas Agricultural and Mechanical University, Vienna, 1986. With Military Intelligence, United States Army, 1955-1957. Member American History Association, American Catholic History Association, Phi Kappa Phi.

Background

Kosztolnyik, Zoltan Joseph was born on December 15, 1930 in Heves, Hungary. Came to the United States, 1949. Son of Zoltan and Irene (Koenig) Kosztolnyik.

Education

Bachelor, St. Bonaventure University, 1959. Master of Arts, Fordham University, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy, New York University, 1968.

Career

Fulbright scholar, U. Vienna, Austria, 1963-1965;instructor medieval history, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical U., College Station, 1967-1968;assistant professor, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical U., College Station, 1968-1972;associate professor, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical U., College Station, 1972-1981;professor, Texas Agricultural and Mechanical U., College Station, since 1981.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: Five Eleventh Century Hungarian Kings, 1981, From Colomon the Learned to Bela III (1095-1196), Hungarian Domestic Policy and Its Impact Upon Foreign Affairs, 1987, Hungary in the Thirteenth Century, 1996. Contributor articles to professional journals, chapters to books including: Great Lives in History, Ancient and Medieval, 1989, Triumph in Adversity: Studies in Hungarian Civilization, 1988, Vorlesungen des II Internationalen Kongresses for Hungarologie, Wien, 1986, 89, others, in journals including Church History, 1977, 80, 88, Catholic History Review, 1973, 93, Annuarium historiae conciliorum, 1984, 90, Cithara: Essays in Judaeo-Christian Tradi-Szazadok, 1992.

Membership

With Military Intelligence, United States Army, 1955-1957. Member American History Association, American Catholic History Association, Phi Kappa Phi.

Connections

Married Penelope South, June 15, 1966. Children: Karen Penelope, Elizabeth Irene.

father:
Zoltan Kosztolnyik

mother:
Irene (Koenig) Kosztolnyik

spouse:
Penelope South

children:
Karen Penelope Kosztolnyik

Elizabeth Irene Kosztolnyik