Professor Emeritus Georg Iggers Distinguished Professor Emeritus Department of History, University at Buffalo Office Address: Park Hall Email. Georg G. Iggers, a SUNY Distinguished Professor Emeritus and internationally renowned historian and civil rights advocate, died Nov. UB History is terribly saddened to announce the passing of long-time faculty member, SUNY Distinguished Professor Emeritus Georg Iggers.
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