DR. ADAM KAMESAR APPOINTED ACTING DIRECTOR OF THE SCHOOL OF GRADUATE STUDIES, CINCINNATI CAMPUS

Monday, September 1, 1997

Dr. Adam Kamesar has been appointed Acting Director of the School of Graduate Studies in Cincinnati as of July 1, 1997.

A brilliant and creative scholar and teacher, Dr. Kamesar has a D.Phil. in Greek and Latin Literature from Oxford University, a D.Lett. in Medieval Latin Literature from the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Milan, and a B.A. in Classical Philology from the Hebrew University in Jerusalem. His distinguished scholarship, academic achievements, and outstanding classroom teaching have been recognized nationally and internationally.


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