Dulzon Andrey Petrovich
9 February [ 27 January] 190015 January 1973, Tomsk, Krasnopolye village (Prais), Novokuznetsk Uezd, Samara Governorate —
Biography, education, career:
In 1938 Andrey Dulzon defended his Candidate’s Dissertation, titled Alt-Urbach Dialect. In 1939 he defended his Doctoral Dissertation, titled The Problem of Amalgamation of Dialects (Based on the Materials of Prais Village Sub-Dialect). In 1934 he became Head of the Department of Germanic Philology and General Linguistics and received the positions of Professor at Saratov Pedagogical Institute. In 1940 he was awarded the academic degree of Professor. In 1934 he was arrested on charges of counter-revolutionary activity but was released a year later. In October 1941 he was deported to Siberia as an ethnic German. Sadly, his card-index of dialects was lost during the deportation. In 1944 he was allowed to work at Tomsk Pedagogical Institute.
Areas of expertise: History and ethnography of the peoples of Siberia, the Extreme North, and the Far East; Ethnolinguistics; ethnography of the indigenous peoples of Western Siberia; problems of their origin and development