In Memoriam: Dov Ronen, 1933–2021

August 18, 2021
Dov RonenDov Ronen, political scientist and Holocaust survivor, passed away on July 30, 2021. After completing his PhD in 1969, Ronen was affiliated with several universities, including Purdue and Tufts, along with Harvard. In addition to his memoir, What on Earth Am I Doing Here? about surviving the Holocaust, he published several academic books, including the well-received The Quest for Self Determination. He has extensive history with the Weatherhead Center over the years (back when it was the Center for International Affairs) as a Research Fellow, Associate, and Director of the Africa Research Program. He also held appointments in the Department of Psychiatry as a lecturer (2001–2015) and teaching associate (2015–2021). To learn more about Dov Ronen’s life and his love of international travel, read his obituary published in the Boston Globe
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