George A. Kennedy (classicist)
Kennedy received his Ph.D. in classics from Harvard University in 1954 with a dissertation entitled "PROLEGOMENA AND COMMENTARY TO QUINTILIAN VIII (PR. & 1-3)". Kennedy taught classics, comparative literature, and rhetoric at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill for twenty-eight years. He retired as George L. Paddison professor of classics. He received a Guggenheim fellowship in 1959. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and was elected a member of the American Philosophical Society. Under President Jimmy Carter and President Ronald Reagan, Kennedy served on the National Council on the Humanities and was also president of the American Philological Association and of the International Society for the History of Rhetoric.
- 1989-2013. The Cambridge history of literary criticism. Cambridge University Press.
- 1994. A new history of classical rhetoric : with additional discussion of late Latin rhetoric. Princeton University Press.
- Renz, Thomas (2002). The rhetorical function of the book of Ezekiel. BRILL. p. 3. ISBN 9780391041622.
- Enos, Theresa (1996). Encyclopedia of rhetoric and composition: communication from ancient times to the information age. Taylor & Francis. p. 375. ISBN 9780824072001.
- George Alexander Kennedy (1999). Classical Rhetoric & Its Christian & Secular Tradition from Ancient to Modern Times. Univ of North Carolina Press. ISBN 978-0-8078-4769-5.
- "Nomination of Aram Bakshian, Jr., To Be a Member of the National Council on the Humanities". Ronald Reagan Presidential Library. Retrieved 16 December 2010.