CLAUDIO G. SEGRE
Claudio G. Segre, professor of history,
died on May 25, 1995. He was 58.
Professor Segre was born on March 2,
1937, in Palermo, Italy. He earned a bachelor's degree from Reed College
in 1957. He received two master's degrees, the first from Stanford University
in 1961, and the second from the University of California at Berkeley
in 1964. He was also awarded a PhD from the University of California
at Berkeley in 1970.
Professor Segre was a reporter for United
Press International and The Wall Street Journal. He joined the
faculty of The University of Texas at Austin in 1970. He published Italo
Balbo: A Fascist Life, for which he was awarded the 1988 Howard
R. Marraro Award from the Society for Italian Historical Studies. His
last book was Atoms, Bombs, and Eskimo Kisses: a Memoir of Father
and Son. Published posthumously, the work was an account of his
life with his father, Nobel Prize-winning physicist Emilio Segre.
John R. Durbin, Secretary
The General Faculty
Biographical sketch prepared by Teresa Palomo Acosta
and posted on the Faculty Council web site on December 20, 2000.
Additional biographical sources can be found in the Barker Texas
History Center and the UT Office of Public Affairs.