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Bednar, John, Professor Emeritus

Bednar, John, Professor Emeritus

Position
Director of Language and International Trade and Professor of French

Contact
Office: Home: 111 Rowland Drive, Central, SC 29630
Phone: 864-650-1036
Email: jcb_clemson@hotmail.com

Education
B.A. English, Princeton University (1965); Licence de Lettres Modernes, University of Besancon, France (1967); Doctorat d’Universite, University of Besancon, France (1969)

Instructor, Princeton University, Department of Romance Languages, 1969-1971
Lecturer, University of California at Berkeley, 1971-1974
Vice-President in Charge of Sales, Coast Catamaran France, 1975-1979 (European builder of the Hobie Cat Sailboat)
Development Director, St. Mark’s School of Texas, 1979-1982
Development Consultant, Dallas, Texas, 1982-1983
General Manager, Dallas Theater Center, 1983-1984
CEO, Bednar Enterprises, 1985-1988
Interim Executive Director, Fr. Worth Ballet, Spring 1988
Lecturer, The Pennsylvania State University, Department of French, 1988-1989
Professor, Clemson University, 1989-2005