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Peter d'Alroy Jones

Peter d'Alroy Jones, English historian, writer, retired educator. R.W. Emerson prize com Phi Beta Kappa, 1991—1994; Member London School of Economics Society (life).

Background

  • Jones, Peter d'Alroy was born on June 9, 1931 in Hull, England. Arrived in the United States, 1959, naturalized, 1968. Son of Alfred and Madge (Rutter) Jones.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Manchester University, England, 1952; Master of Arts, Manchester University, England, 1953; Postgrad. research in collective bargaining, Institute Solvay University Brussels, 1954; Doctor of Philosophy, London University School Economic, 1963.

    Career

    • Freelance editor, London, 1953-1956. Linguist Royal Air Force, 1956—1957. Lecturer United States history department American studies Manchester University, 1957-1958.

      Visiting assistant professor economics Tulane University, 1959-1960. From assistant to full professor Smith College, 1960-1968. William R. Kenan Junior professor American institutions and values Trinity College, Hartford, 1980—1981.

      Professor history University Illinois, Chicago, 1968-1998, professor emeritus, since 1998. Visiting professor Columbia University, University Massachusetts, University Hawaii, University Düsseldorf, Federal Republic Germany, 1974-1975. Fulbright professor University Warsaw, Poland, 1973-1974, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico City, 1980, University Salzburg, Austria, 1986-1987.

      Member committee examiners Graduate Record Examinations Educational Testing Service, Princeton, New Jersey, 1966-1970. Member American studies committee American Council Learned Societies, 1973-1975. Lecturer United States Information Agency, State Department, 1973-1987, advisory to publications.

    Works

    • Essential Cell Biology, 4th Edition
    • Essential Cell Biology provides a readily accessible introduction to the central concepts of cell biology, and its lively, clear writing and exceptional illustrations make it the ideal textbook for a first course in both cell and molecular biology.
    • The Immune System, 4th Edition
    • The Immune System, Fourth Edition emphasizes the human immune system and presents immunological concepts in a coherent, concise, and contemporary account of how the immune system works.

    Membership

    R.W. Emerson prize com Phi Beta Kappa, 1991—1994, Member London School of Economics Society (life).

    Connections

    • Son of Alfred and Madge (Rutter) Jones. Married Johanna Maria Hartinger, February 20, 1987. 1 child, Heather Marie.

      Children from previous marriage: Kathryn Beauchamp Fly Ebert, Barbara Collier Rosenberg.
    • child: Heather Marie Jones
    • mother: Madge (Rutter) Jones
    • spouse: Johanna Maria Hartinger
    • father: Alfred
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    Born June 9, 1931
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    • 1952
      Manchester University
    • 1953
      Manchester University
    • 1954
      Institute Solvay University Brussels
    • 1963
      London University School Economic
    • 1953 - 1956
      Freelance editor
    • 1956 - 1957
      linguist Royal Air Force
    • 1957 - 1958
      lecturer, United States history department American studies Manchester University
    • 1959 - 1960
      visiting assistant, professor economics Tulane University
    • 1960 - 1968
      from assistant, to full professor Smith College
    • 1968 - 1998
      professor, history University Illinois
    • 1980 - 1981
      William R. Kenan Junior professor, American institutions and values Trinity College
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