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Dr. Myron J. Aronoff Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Dr. Aronoff has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the academic industry

Dr. Aronoff is a Distinguished Professor Emeritus of political science, anthropology, and Jewish studies at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey in New Brunswick.

    HASLETT, MI, February 20, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Dr. Myron J. Aronoff with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Aronoff celebrates many years of experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

With more than 50 years of professional experience, Dr. Aronoff has been a Distinguished Professor Emeritus of political science, anthropology, and Jewish studies at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey in New Brunswick since 2007, having been a professor with the school since 1977. Previously, he held positions with Tel Aviv University in Israel, from 1969 to 1977. Earlier in his career, Dr. Aronoff was a research fellow with the University of Manchester in Manchester, England, from 1965 to 1969 and a teaching and research assistant at the University of California, Los Angeles from 1962 to 1965. He has also held visiting professorships at the University of Cape Town (South Africa) and the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.

Dr. Aronoff studied at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois, completing coursework from 1958 to 1960. He continued his undergraduate education at Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, receiving a Bachelor of Arts in 1962. He earned a Master of Arts in political science, a certificate in African studies, and was advanced to doctoral candidacy from the University of California, Los Angeles, in 1965. He received a Doctor of Philosophy in social anthropology from the University of Manchester (U.K.) in 1969. The University of California, Los Angeles, awarded Dr. Aronoff a Doctor of Philosophy in political science in 1977.

Dr. Aronoff has been an active leader in his profession. He is a Life Member of the American Political Science Association, the American Anthropological Association and the Association for Political and Legal Anthropology of which he is a past president. Dr. Aronoff was the founding president of the Association for Israel Studies and a former vice president of the International Union of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences. He has held several editorial positions including the Political and Legal Anthropology Series.

Throughout his career, Dr. Aronoff has been recognized for his many accomplishments. He was notably the first recipient of a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Association for Israel Studies and the Israel Institute in 2013. Dr. Aronoff has previously been featured in multiple editions of Who's Who in America and Who's Who in the East. He was twice a Fellow in Residence of the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Studies, and twice an invited participant in Burg Wartenstein symposia in Austria. He has lectured extensively in various universities in the U.S., Israel, the U.K., the Netherlands, Sweden, and South Africa (among others). He also taught on the Semester at Sea program on an around the world voyage.

Professor Aronoff is the author and editor of a dozen academic books—most recently (with Jan Kubik) Anthropology & Political Science: A Convergent Approach. His book The Spy Novels of John le Carre: Balancing Ethics and Politics was widely reviewed and nominated for several literary prizes. Dr. Aronoff has published approximately a hundred scholarly articles, encyclopedia entries, and reviews. His most recent is the entry on John le Carre in the Dictionary of Literary Biography, Vol. 377, Twenty-First Century British Novelists. He was the recipient of many grants and fellowships including from the Ford Foundation and the Social Science Research Councils of the U.S.A. and the U.K.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Dr. Myron J. Aronoff has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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