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Pioneering Anthropologist was Authority on the Tiv Tribe

Pioneering Anthropologist was Authority on the Tiv Tribe

July 1, 2007

Paul James Bohannan, known as the world’s leading expert on the Tiv of Nigeria, has died. He was 87. An emeritus professor of anthropology at USC College, Bohannan’s rich body of work as a cultural and social…

In Memoriam: Paul E. Hadley

In Memoriam: Paul E. Hadley

April 1, 2007

Paul E. Hadley, distinguished emeritus professor of international relations and former executive director of the Emeriti Center at USC, died in Glendale on April 10. He was 92. Hadley received the USC Emeriti Center’s…

USC Psychology Professor John Horn Dies

USC Psychology Professor John Horn Dies

September 1, 2006

John Horn, psychology professor in the USC College of Letters, Arts & Sciences, passed away on Aug. 18, 2006. He was 77.Horn was best known for his groundbreaking work in the field of psychometrics, the measurement of…

A Life in Service

A Life in Service

March 1, 2006

Ambassador Claude Gordon “Tony” Ross, 88 By Wayne Lewis March 2006 Ambassador Claude Gordon “Tony” Ross (B.S., International Relations, ’39), 88, died Jan. 18 in Washington, D.C.   The…

USC News USC Expert in Asian Languages Dies

August 1, 2005

Classical violinist and professor emeritus Laurence Thompson, who made a commitment to the study of Chinese religion, was the first director of the USC East Asian Studies Center. Laurence “Larry” G. Thompson, a…

Acclaimed Earthquake Scientist Dies

Acclaimed Earthquake Scientist Dies

May 5, 2005

The work of USC Professor Emeritus Keiiti Aki, 75, led to better understanding of quakes, seismic risks and the Earth itself. By Eva Emerson USC College Professor Emeritus Keiiti Aki, a geophysicist known for his…

Passings

Passings

February 1, 2005

February 2005 Psychologist Ward Edwards, a former faculty member in USC College’s department of psychology and the USC Viterbi School of Engineering’s Daniel J. Epstein department of industrial and systems…

USC College Physics Professor Dies

January 1, 2005

John Nodvik was a “Stalwart” of the Physics Department’s Graduate Program By Kaitlin Solimine January 2005 Physicist John Nodvik, longtime member of the faculty of the USC College of Letters, Arts &…

In Memory of Eugene Gerlitz, 60

October 1, 2004

Longtime USC College staff member helped develop Thematic Option Program By Kaitlin Solimine October 2004 Eugene F. Gerlitz, Jr., a long-time USC College staff member who was also associate dean of business affairs of the…

College Chicano Studies and Psychohistory Pioneer Dies

College Chicano Studies and Psychohistory Pioneer Dies

September 1, 2004

Campus Memorial Service for Professor Mauricio Mazón To Be Held Sept. 27 By Eva Emerson September 2004 Historian Mauricio Mazón, longtime member of the faculty of the USC College of Letters, Arts & Sciences…