Deceased February 7, 2023

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In Memory

Joseph Samuel Tulchin was born in the Bronx, N.Y., Jan. 13, 1939, to Leon and Fannie (Hyman) Tulchin and died of pancreatic cancer in Brookline, Mass., on Feb. 7, 2023. Joe graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kapa from Amherst College in 1959 and received his Ph.D. in history from Harvard University in 1965, where he met his first wife, Judith (Brown) Tulchin. His academic focus was inter-American relations and Argentina.

He taught first at Yale, then at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. In the ’90s, he led the D.C. Latin American Program at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. During that time, he wed Kate Heery (of blessed memory).

Joseph is survived by his brother Herb ’55; his loving companion, SallyAnn Wekstein; his four children and their spouses; and five grandchildren.

Ben Tulchin ’95