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In memoriam
Sociologist Melvin Kohn dies at 92
Published March 25, 2021
A pioneer of the study of social structure and personality, Kohn spent 27 years teaching at the Krieger School
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Mathematician J. Michael Boardman dies at 83
Published March 19, 2021
He taught at Johns Hopkins for 40 years before being named professor emeritus in 2010
J. Hillis Miller, noted literary critic and theorist, dies at 92
Published Feb 23, 2021
Longtime KSAS English professor made deconstruction more widely accessible
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Professor emeritus Mack Walker dies at 91
Published Feb 16, 2021
An esteemed scholar of German intellectual history, he taught in the Department of History at Johns Hopkins for 25 years
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Condensed matter physicist Mark Robbins dies at 64
Published Aug 18, 2020
He taught at Johns Hopkins for more than 30 years, studying the atomic origin of macroscopic phenomena such as earthquakes and avalanches
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Biochemistry expert P.C. Huang dies at 89
Published Aug 11, 2020
He spent 55 years on the faculty at the Bloomberg School of Public Health, co-edited the field-defining book 'Genetic Issues in Public Health and Medicine'
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Noel R. Rose dies at 92
Published Aug 4, 2020
The longtime Johns Hopkins faculty member, known as the father of autoimmune disease research, held appointments in the schools of Medicine and Public Health
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Renowned pianist Leon Fleisher dies at 92
Published Aug 3, 2020
After a neurological disorder threatened to sideline his performance career, the longtime Peabody pianist channeled his creative efforts into conducting and mastering the left-handed piano repertoire until making a triumphant comeback in the 1990s and 2000s
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Historian Pier Larson dies at 58
Published July 28, 2020
The renowned scholar spent more than 20 years at Johns Hopkins studying African history with a focus on Madagascar and the French empire
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Geologist and longtime lecturer Sakiko Olsen dies
Published July 21, 2020
An alumna of Johns Hopkins University, she spent more than 50 years with the Department of Earth and Planetary Sciences, where she studied chemical signatures of rocks