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Brief Biography


Born February 21, 1936 in Brooklyn, New York as Arthur Joseph Bellinzoni, Jr., the only child of Arthur Joseph Bellinzoni (1906-1975) and Frances Elizabeth Docherty Bellinzoni (1908-1984)


Public School 154, Brooklyn, NY (1942-1949), class valedictorian

Poly Prep Country Day School, Brooklyn, NY (1949-1953), class valedictorian

Princeton University, B.A., magna cum laude in religion (1957)

Heidelberg University, Heidelberg, Germany (summer study 1959)

Harvard University, M.A. (1961), Ph.D. (1963) in history and philosophy of religion


Professor of Religion, Wells College, Aurora, NY (1962-2000)

Director of Planned and Leadership Giving (part-time) Wells College (1983-2000)

Professor of Religion Emeritus, and Special Assistant to the President for Strategic Initiatives (part-time), Wells College (2000-present)

Political Columnist, The Citizen, Auburn, New York (2000-2002)