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Robert L. Belknap (1929–2014)

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Following graduation, he studied Russian in Paris. After a two-year stint in the Army, he obtained his master’s degree in Russian from Columbia. In 1957, he began teaching Russian language and literature there, and in 1960, he earned his Ph.D. He was dean of students in 1969 following the student riots at Columbia and was widely credited with bringing calm back to the campus. In later years, he was director of the Harriman Institute at Columbia and chair of the Slavic languages and literature department.
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