North American Scholar

DONLAN, Walter Francis

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  • Date of Birth (YYYY-MM-DD): 1935-06-16
  • Born City: Boston
  • Born State/Country: MA
  • Parents: Walter A. & Vincenzina “Billie” Roscio D.
  • Date of Death (YYYY-MM-DD): 2012-08-26
  • Death City: Huntington Beach
  • Death State/Country: CA
  • Married: Gail Davis
  • Education:

    A.B. Harvard, 1956; M.A. Northwestern, 1965; Ph.D., 1968.

  • Professional Experience:

    Lat. Teacher, Berkshire School (Sheffield, MA), 1956-8; founder & teacher, Sterling School (Craftsbury Common, VT), 1958-63; asst. prof. to prof. Penn State, 1963-86; prof. classics, University of California, Irvine, 1986-2001; ed. CW, 1974-8; pres. CAAS, 1979-80. 

  • Dissertation:

    “Agathos-Kakos: A Study of Social Attitudes in Ancient Greece” (Northwestern, 1968).    

  • Sources:

    Jennifer Roberts, CW 99 (2006) 445; DAS 8:3 (1982) 133.    

    Image credit: Berkshire School Trail Yearbook 1958