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Syracuse University, College of Arts and Sciences

John James Prucha

John Prucha portrait

Professor Emeritus

Earth and Environmental Sciences


John joined the faculty of the College of Arts and Sciences at Syracuse University in 1963 as professor of geology and chair of the department. He served two terms as department chair from 1963 to 1970 and in 1988 to 1989. He was appointed dean of the college in 1970 serving until his appointment as vice chancellor for Academic Affairs in 1972. Read more in his obituary.