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Steven Anthony Vaitkus

Steven Anthony Vaitkus, American, German sociologist, researcher, educator. Member American Sociological Association, International Sociological Association, German Society for Phenomenolog. Research, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Beta Phi.

Background

  • Vaitkus, Steven Anthony was born on July 11, 1955 in Dayton, Ohio, United States. Arrived in Germany, 1987. Son of Stanley Joseph and Helen Louise (Avizynis) Vaitkus.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in Philosophy, Purdue University, 1977. Bachelor in Sociology, Purdue University, 1977. Master of Arts in Sociology, University Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1978.

      Doctor of Philosophy in Sociology, University Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1986.

    Career

    • Associate professor Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan, Poland, 1989-1990. Guest lecturer University Toronto, 1990. Lecturer University Bielefeld, Germany, 1991-1992, senior lecturer Germany, 1995-1999.

      Scientific director Marianne Weber Institute, Germany, since 1999. Director Florian Znaniecki Archive, Bielefeld, Germany, Poznan, Poland, since 1987. Guest associate professor University Constance, Germany, 1992.

      Member foreign editorial board Critique and Humanism, Sofia, Bulgaria, since 1991. Editorial advisor International Sociology, 1990-1996. Academy administrative officer development sociology in Russia (tempus: Trans-European Cooperative Scheme for Higher Education), Bielefeld-Moscow, 1994-1997.

      Foreign advisory member governing council Russian Center for Humanitarian Education University, Moscow, Russia, 1994-1998.

    Works

    • Author: (book) How Is Society Possible?, 1991 translated into Japanese, 1995. Contributor chapters to books, articles to International Sociology and other professional publications.

    Membership

    Member American Sociological Association, International Sociological Association, German Society for Phenomenolog. Research, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Beta Phi.

    Connections

    • Married Sibyl Ute Ahlert, August 9, 1989. Children: Juliana Roswita, Justin Anthony.
    • father: Stanley Joseph Vaitkus
    • mother: Helen Louise (Avizynis) Vaitkus
    • spouse: Sibyl Ute Ahlert
    • children: Juliana Roswita Vaitkus
    • Justin Anthony Vaitkus
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    Born July 11, 1955
    (age 62)
    Nationality
    • 1977
      Purdue University
    • 1977
      Purdue University
    • 1978
      University Toronto
    • 1986
      University Toronto
    • 1989 - 1990
      Associate, professor Adam Mickiewicz University
      Poznan, Wielkopolskie, Poland
    • 1990
      guest lecturer, University Toronto
    • 1991 - 1992
      lecturer, University Bielefeld
      Germany
    • 1999
      scientific director, Marianne Weber Institute
      Germany
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