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From 1969 through 2008, Dennis Gilmore Dalton was the Ann Whitney Olin Professor of Political Science at Barnard College, Columbia University where he received tenure after two years. Dalton holds a Ph.D., University of London, 1965, M.A., University of Chicago, 1962, and B.A., Rutgers University, 1960. Dennis Dalton, Barnard Political Faculty
Total Books: 12
Publicly, he is regarded as one of the well-respected authorities on Mahatma Gandhi; at Columbia, he is also known as a legendary teacher, whose lectures are filled with vitality andcondensed wisdom. He began teaching at Barnard in 1969, and had a reputation for holding back no tears when the discussion got emotional.
He received his bachelor’s degree from Rutgers University, his M.A.(in Political Science) from the University of Chicago, and finally his Ph.D. in political theory from the University of London. During lectures at Barnard, he mentioned spending time studying by Karl Marx's grave while he was at the University of London.
Joining a student hunger strike advocating a more multi-cultural curriculum, Dalton told a reporter, "I want the core curriculum supplemented by writings on Gandhi, King, Malcolm X. I want a change. I have been arguing with the people in the administration since 1969 about this and have been met by indifference. I would like some acknowledgment of non-violence in the Core." Prof. Dalton Joins Hunger Strike | Columbia Spectator
Dalton is the author of numerous articles and books, including "Mahatma Gandhi:Nonviolent Power in Action" and "Indian Idea of Freedom."