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Gerry Wakker reappointed Dean of the Faculty of Arts

09 April 2013

The Board of the University of Groningen has reappointed Prof. Gerry C. Wakker Dean of the Faculty of Arts for the period 1 July 2013 to 1 July 2017. Wakker has been Dean since June 2009. She joined the Faculty Board in 2003. Wakker is also professor of Ancient Greek Linguistics.

Gerry Wakker
Gerry Wakker

Gerry Wakker (Haarlem, 1958) studied Classical Studies at the University of Amsterdam, where she graduated cum laude in 1985. She was awarded a scholarship to continue her studies at the Ecole Normale Supérieure in Paris, and worked with the support of a Dutch scholarship on the Lexikon des frühgriechischen Epos at the Thesaurus Linguae Graecae in Hamburg (Germany) from 1987 until 1989. In 1994 she gained her PhD with distinction from the University of Amsterdam. Gerry Wakker has been a member of the Department of Greek and Latin Languages and Cultures of the University of Groningen since 1991, first as a university lecturer, then University Reader in Ancient Greek Linguistics, and since 2008 as Professor of Ancient Greek Linguistics.

For more information: Prof. G.C. Wakker

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