Esther V. Hansen

Esther V. Hansen

Fellow: Awarded 1943
Field of Study: Classics

Competition: US & Canada

Elmira College

As published in the Foundation’s Report for 1943–44:

HANSEN, ESTHER.  Appointed for the writing of a cultural history of the Attalid dynasty of the ancient Hellenistic city of Pergamum; tenure, twelve months from August 1, 1943.

Born August 23, 1898, Omaha, Nebraska.  Education: Vassar College, A.B., 1921; University of Wisconsin, M.A., 1922; Cornell University, Ph.D., 1930. American Academy in Rome, 1930–31; American Council of Learned Societies Fellow in Europe, 1931–32.

Teacher of Latin, 1923–24, College Preparatory School, Cincinnati; Instructor in Classics, 1924–28, Assistant Professor, 1928–30, Wells College; Assistant Professor of Classics, 1934–39, Associate Professor, 1939–40, Professor, 1940—, Elmira College.

Publications:  Articles in Memoirs of the American Academy in Rome, American Journal of Archaeology.

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