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Peter Freese

Peter Freese, German language educator, educator. Recipient German Order of Merit. Member German Association for American Studies (board directors 1981-1989, president 1993-1996), president of Paderborn Center for Cult. Studies, foundation member of Paderborn graduate center Cult. Anthropology and Travel Literature, German Association University Professors, German Association Teachers Modern Language Association, Phi Beta Delta (honorary).

Background

  • Freese, Peter was born on March 10, 1939 in Bremen, Germany. Son of Hermann and Gertrud (Claussen) Freese.

  • Education

    • Dr.phil. with distinction, Kiel University, 1970. Dr.phil. (honorary), Lock Haven University Pennsylvania.

    Career

    • Assistant professor Kiel University, 1967-1971. Associate professor College Education, Kiel, 1971-1973. Professor Munster College Education, 1973-1979.

      Professor American literature Paderborn University, 1979, vice president provost, 1983-1987. Guest professor Trinity and All Saints Colleges, Leeds, Great Britain, 1978, Illinois State University, Normal, 1988, Eötvös Lorant University, Budapest, 1991. Fellow in residence Claremont McKenna College, California, 1988.

    Works

    • Author more than 40 books on American culture and literature. Contributor 150 articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member German Association for American Studies (board directors 1981-1989, president 1993-1996), president of Paderborn Center for Cult. Studies, foundation member of Paderborn graduate center Cult. Anthropology and Travel Literature, German Association University Professors, German Association Teachers Modern Language Association, Phi Beta Delta (honorary).

    Personality

    Interests

    Photography, hiking.

    Connections

    • Married Marianne Droese, June 4, 1968. 1 child, Martina.
    • father: Hermann Freese
    • mother: Gertrud (Claussen) Freese
    • spouse: Marianne Droese
    • child: Martina Freese
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    Born March 10, 1939
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    • 1970
      Kiel University
    • 1967 - 1971
      Assistant, professor Kiel University
    • 1971 - 1973
      associate, professor College Education
      Kiel, Wisconsin, United States
    • 1973 - 1979
      professor, Munster College Education

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