Emeriti
Eugene Irschick
Professor

Education

Ph.D., University of Chicago, History, 1964
M.A., University of Pennsylvania, South Asia Regional Studies, 1959
B.A. Honors in History, minor in Religion and Greek, Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, PA., 1955
School education at Kodaikanal School, Kodaikanal; Graduated in 1951

Born: Kodaikanal, Madurai District, Tamil Nad, India, in 1934

Languages: Tamil, Telugu, French, German.

Employment History

University of California, Berkeley Professor of History 1978-present
University of California, Berkeley Associate Professor History 1969-1978
University of California, Berkeley Assistant Professor, History 1964-1969
University of Chicago Acting Instructor Indian civilization course 1960-1961

Fellowships and Scholarships

Rockefeller Grantee, University of Pennsylvania, 1957-59
Ford Foundation Grantee, University of Chicago, 1959-60
Carnegie Foundation Grantee, University of Chicago, 1960-61
Foreign Area Training Fellowship, 1961-64, India, England, University of Chicago
American Council of Learned Societies, Summer Grantee, 1966, London
American Institute of Indian Studies, Madras, India, 1967-68, (Rupees)
American Council of Learned societies, Summer Grantee, 1969, London
American Institute of Indian Studies, Senior Fellowship, Madurai, 1971-72, declined
Fulbright Senior Research Fellowship, Madurai, 1971-72 (Rupees)
ACLS/SSRC S. Asia Fellowship, 1975-76
American Institute of Indian Studies, 3 months, 1979 (Rupees)
Fulbright, (Institute for the International Exchange of Persons), three months, 1980 (Rupees)
American Philosophical Society, 1982 summer
Humanities Institute, University of California, 1985
American Institute of Indian Studies, ten months, 1985-6 (Rupees)
Fulbright, (Institute for the International Exchange of Persons), five months, 1989 (Rupees)
Fulbright, (Institute for the International Exchange of Persons) 4 months, 1993. (Rupees) Declined
American Institute of Indian Studies, 6 months, 1993.
Fulbright-Hays Fellowship, July - December 1996.

Social construction of South India, politics and social conflict in South India, Tamil revivalism in the 1930's.
Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1964

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