In memory of
Lynn Mytelka
In memory of
Lynn Mytelka
Lynn Mytelka Lynn Mytelka, a pioneering scholar in international development, long-time professor at universities in Canada and Europe, author of more than 300 scholarly publications and director of United Nations organizations, died in Paris on February 17, 2021. She was 78. Lynn was born in Jersey City. Her parents, Herman D. and Jeannette K. Mytelka, were teachers in the city's public school system. After graduating from the city's system, Lynn obtained a degree with honors from Douglass College and a Ph.D. with distinction from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. Among Lynn's achievements were professorships at Carleton University in Ottawa and the University of Paris X, Nanterre, directorships of United Nations organizations in Geneva and Maastricht, and publications including Regional Development in a Global Economy, a Yale University book on Andean Group integration. Always an adventurer, Lynn taught and traveled in Europe, Africa, Asia and South America. She was a generous soul. Buried in Paris, Lynn is survived by her brother and sister-in-law, Arnold and Roz Mytelka, by her sister, Diane Yudkowitz, by her dearest Paris friend, Blanka Vavakova, and by good friends all over the world.
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In memory of
Lynn Mytelka
Lynn Mytelka Lynn Mytelka, a pioneering scholar in international development, long-time professor at universities in Canada and Europe, author of more than 300 scholarly publications and director of United Nations organizations, died in Paris on February 17, 2021. She was 78. Lynn was born in Jersey City. Her parents, Herman D. and Jeannette K. Mytelka, were teachers in the city's public school system. After graduating from the city's system, Lynn obtained a degree with honors from Douglass College and a Ph.D. with distinction from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. Among Lynn's achievements were professorships at Carleton University in Ottawa and the University of Paris X, Nanterre, directorships of United Nations organizations in Geneva and Maastricht, and publications including Regional Development in a Global Economy, a Yale University book on Andean Group integration. Always an adventurer, Lynn taught and traveled in Europe, Africa, Asia and South America. She was a generous soul. Buried in Paris, Lynn is survived by her brother and sister-in-law, Arnold and Roz Mytelka, by her sister, Diane Yudkowitz, by her dearest Paris friend, Blanka Vavakova, and by good friends all over the world.
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