Guide to the Papers of Alex Fanelli, 1939 - 2001Manuscript MS-1187

Biography

A. Alexander Fanelli (1920-2001), born in New Rochelle, New York. He entered Dartmouth College as a member of the class of 1942. Following Pearl Harbor, he enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Corps and served until 1945. He returned to Dartmouth in 1946, and completed his degree. He then earned an M.A. degree in sociology in 1948, and did further graduate study at the University of Michigan from 1949 to 1951. He was an instructor in the Great Issues Course at Dartmouth in 1947-49, and again in 1951-52, and was a teaching fellow at the University of Michigan in 1949-51. After teaching sociology at Mississippi State College and a career in the foreign service, he returned to Dartmouth in 1967, as special assistant to President Dickey and helped plan the College's bicentennial. Fanelli subsequently served as special assistant to Presidents Kemeny and McLaughlin and retired in 1986.

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