Honoree

Herbert J. Muller

AWARDS

American Academy of Arts and Sciences (1963)
American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Indiana University Bloomington
College of Arts and Sciences
Department of English
Guggenheim Fellow (1939)
Indiana University Bloomington
College of Arts and Sciences
Department of English

BIOGRAPHY

Herbert J. Muller (1905–1980) was an American historian, academic, government official and author. He was educated at Cornell University. He taught at Cornell, Purdue and Indiana University (1959-1980), served in the Department of State, the War Production Board, and frequently lectured abroad.

He is the author of "The Uses of the Past", a sweeping inquiry into the lessons of history, focusing on Rome & Greece, Christianity & Judaism, the Byzantine empire, the Middle Ages, and Russia & China.