Department of German and Russian

James K Lyon — Professor
German Studies

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Biography: James Lyon came to BYU in 1994 following a career at Harvard, the University of Florida, and UC-San Diego, where he served as department chair, Associate Dean of the Graduate School, and Provost of Fifth College. The recipient of numerous grants and fellowships, jamie has published widely; his most recent book is Paul Celan and Martin Heidigger:An Unresovled Conversation, 1951-1970. "In leaving BYU," he says, "I will miss my congenial colleagues and my excellent student, all of whom have brought me unusual pleasure."

Degrees: BA, U. of Utah, 1958
MA, U. of Utah, 1959
PhD, Harvard U, 1963