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Burton William Peretti

Burton William Peretti, American history educator. Member American History Association, American Studies Association.


  • Peretti, Burton William was born on January 6, 1961 in San Francisco, California, United States. Son of William H. and Giken G. (Koerner) Peretti.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Pomona College, 1982. Master of Arts, University California, Berkeley, 1985. Doctor of Philosophy, University California, Berkeley, 1989.


    • Visiting assistant professor University Kansas, Lawrence, 1989-1992. Visiting lecturer University California, Berkeley, 1992-1993, Colorado College, Colorado Springs, 1993-1994, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, 1994-1995. Assistant professor Pellissippi State Technology Community College, Knoxville, since 1995.

      Consultant National Endowment of the Humanities, 1993, Educational Testing Service, Princeton, New Jersey, since 1992.


    • The Creation of Jazz Music, Race, and Culture in Urban America This fascinating account of how the racial and cultural dynamics of American cities created the music, life, and business that was jazz is the first comprehensive analysis of the role of jazz in its formative years.


    Member American History Association, American Studies Association.


    • Married Genevieve R. Innes, June 17, 1995.
    • father: William H. Peretti
    • mother: Giken G. (Koerner) Peretti
    • spouse: Genevieve R. Innes
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    Born January 6, 1961
    (age 56)
    • 1982
      Pomona College
    • 1985
      University California
    • 1989
      University California
    • 1989 - 1992
      Visiting assistant, professor University Kansas
      Lawrence, Kansas, United States
    • 1992 - 1993
      visiting lecturer, University California
      Berkeley, California, United States
    • 1993 - 1994
      visiting lecturer, University California
      Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
    • 1994 - 1995
      visiting lecturer, University California
      Murfreesboro, Arkansas, United States
    • 1995
      assistant, professor Pellissippi State Technology Community College
      Knoxville, Tennessee, United States