J. Eugene Garro

J. Eugene Garro

Fellow: Awarded 1940

Field of Study: Linguistics

Competition: Latin America & Caribbean

Born: 10-01-1903

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1939–40:

Latin American Exchange Fellows, 1940

Appointed from Peru:

GARRO, JUAN EUGENIO:  Appointed for linguistic studies of the native languages of Peru; tenure, twelve months from October 10, 1940.

Born October 1, 1903, at Huaraz, Peru.  Education:  University of San Marcos, 1928–31.

Professor of Geography and French, 1923–24, College of San Francisco de Sales, Huaraz; Assistant Professor in the Department of the Quechuan Indian, 1925–31, Inmates School, Central Penitentiary of Lima; Director, 1931, Reform School for Minors, Lima; Translator in the School of Economics and Finance, 1928–30, University of San Marcos; member of the Staff, 1935, National Museum of Archaeology, Lima; Curator, 1936–38, Archaeological Museum of Ancash, Huaraz.

Publications:  Articles in Amauta, Boletín Bibliográfico de la Universidad Mayor de San Marcos, Panoramas, Boletín Bibliográfica de la Sociedad Geográfica de Lima. Translator of Kyra Kyralina, 1926; Nuestra América, 1929; Maria Antonieta y Casanova, 1933; Las Papas de Sud-américa, 1933; El Perú, como Centro de Domesticación de Plantas y Animales, 1938; Paramonga, 1938; Excavaciones en Bolivia, 1935; Exploraciones Arqueológicas en el Perú, 1936; Fonéticas del Chinchaysuyu de Ancash, 1940.