T.C. Price Zimmermann

Historian | Educator (Retired)

Thomas Zimmerman

A Timeline of Professional Moments 

1934

Born in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania to R.Z. and Susan Zimmermann.

1956

Receives a Bachelor of Arts from Williams College.

1958

Receives a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Oxford.

1960

Receives a Master of Arts from Harvard University.

1962

Receives a Fulbright Fellowship to the University of Florence, Italy.

1964

Receives a Master of Arts from the University of Oxford and a Doctor of Philosophy from Harvard University.

1964

Becomes an assistant professor at Reed College in Portland, Oregon; promoted to associate professor in 1967.

1967

Is a member of the region 14 Selection Committee of the Woodrow Wilson National Fellowship Foundation in Princeton, NJ, through 1970.

1970

Receives the Villa “I Tatti” Fellowship at Harvard University.

1971

Serves on the Oregon Committee of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

1972

Authors “April in Alaska”, after making the first descent of MT. Skarland in 1970.

1973

Appointed chairman of the Department of History and a full professor of history at Reed College.

1975

Receives a fellowship from the American Council of Learned Societies.

1977

Becomes Vice President of Academic Affairs and Dean of the Faculty at Davidson College in Davidson, North Carolina.

1985

Co-edits volume in “Collected Works of Paolo Giovio.” and named to Commissione Nazionale for the edition of the works for Paolo Giovio.

1986

Retires as Dean and named Charles A. Dana Professor of history at Davidson College.

1995

Publishes “Paolo Giovio: The Historian and the Crisis of Sixteenth-Century Italy” via (Princeton University Press).

1996

Receives the Helen and Howard R. Marraro Prize and the President’s Book Award.

1999

Becomes Charles A. Dana Professor Emeritus of History at Davidson College.

2012

Writes the Italian Translation of “Paolo Giovio: The Historian and the Crisis of Sixteenth-Century Italy.”

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