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Delfiner, Henry



Henry Delfiner was born in 1922 in Vienna, Austria and came to the United States in 1938. After graduating from Amherst College in 1943, he served in the 88th Infantry Division of the United States Army. Delfiner received a PhD from the Tufts Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy in 1962, and later taught at Tufts University in the Experimental College as a professor of International Relations. He developed his own course, called "Understanding International News." Delfiner also taught at Boston University and the University of Wisconsin, and wrote numerous articles and reviews on the political climates of central Europe and the Soviet Union, especially as related to antisemitism. Delfiner died in 2016.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

EXP 035S S72 Nazi and Soviet Anti-Semitism, 1972

 Part of Collection — Box 12: Series UA044.003 [Barcode: IM 721204399]
Call Number: UA044.003.012.00017
Scope and Contents: This series contains files on courses taught in the Experimental College from 1966. Files contain course catalog description form and may contain syllabi, copies of handouts, and copies of evaluation forms. Experimental college courses are taught by faculty, staff, interested outsiders. Applications are submitted to the Experimental College board. S means spring, F means fall. Full course description available in the bulletins.
Dates: 1972

Henry Delfiner Papers

Call Number: MS233
Scope and Contents: This collection documents Henry Delfiner's career as a professor and academic. His papers include coursework and his PhD thesis from Tufts University's Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy; published and unpublished journal articles, reviews, and manuscripts; research notes and bibliographies; and correspondence. His papers also include teaching materials related to courses at the Experimental College at Tufts University, Boston University, and the University of Wisconsin. Teaching materials...
Dates: circa 1950 -- 2015