Stetsiuk, Vasyl [Стецюк, Василь; Stecjuk, Vasyl’; Steciuk, Basil], b 18 March 1910 in Hnylychky, Zbarazh county, Galicia, d 9 April 1975 in Jersey City, New Jersey. Classical philologist and pedagogue; member of the Shevchenko Scientific Society (NTSh) from 1950. He studied at Lviv University (1933; M ED, 1936). He lectured at the Ukrainian Free University in Munich after obtaining his PH D there (1946). After emigrating to the United States in 1950, he taught at the Ukrainian Technical Institute in New York (1955–63) and at Seton Hall University (1958–75). He was head of the NTSh Linguistic Commission and secretary of its Supreme Council (1970–5). He wrote a historical grammar of Latin (2 vols, 1950, 1953) in Ukrainian, a booklet on the Greek loan words and lexical fund in the Ukrainian language (1958), and various articles on classical philology.
[This article originally appeared in the Encyclopedia of Ukraine, vol. 5 (1993).]
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