James E. Dornan, Jr

Claes G. Ryn
1979 PS  
News and Notes Greek political thought and the ideas of the American Founding. Graduate and advanced students were particularly responsive to him. One of his most satisfying academic experiences was to serve as the first Director of the department's Honors Tutorial Program, designed for unusually talented students. Anyone who encountered Alan was struck by his energy, vitality and enthusiasm for living. Whether expounding the ideas of the constitutional fathers, cheering the Indians, or
more » ... g the virtues of Plato, his enthusiasm never faltered. In his long battle against Hodgkins disease, complicated in his last years by the effects of a strike, hope and the will to live never deserted him. His determined spirit and steadfast courage touched all who knew him.
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