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Michael Ostrogorsky

Michael Ostrogorsky, American historian, archaeologist. Whittenberger Foundation fellow, 1982-1983, John Calhoun Smith fellow, 1983-1984; Charles Redd Center grantee Brigham Young University, 1987.


  • Ostrogorsky, Michael was born on September 11, 1951 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Came to the United States, 1952. Son of William and Hedy Ostrogorsky.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Boise State College, 1973. Master of Arts, San Francisco State University, 1976. Doctor of Philosophy, University Idaho, 1993.


    • Consultant, partner Idaho Archaeol. Consultant, Boise, 1976-1980. Instructor history University Alaska, Dillingham, 1985.

      Historian National Park Service, Anchorage, 1986, Alaska Office History and Archaeology, Anchorage, 1987-1991. Senior historian INFOTEC Research, Inc., Fresno, California, since 1991. Media consultant, partner Planet Earth Productions.

      Freelance consultant, 1981-1985.


    • Contributor articles to archaeological and history journals.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Consultant Northwest Office, Sierra Club, Seattle, 1984, member executive committee Alaska chapter, 1987-1991, chairman, 1988-1990, secretary, 1991. Board directors Alaska Center for Environmental, Anchorage, 1989, Prince Williams Sound Fund, 1989-1992. Member Mining History Association (council 1990-1994), American History Association (Beveridge grantee 1982), Society for History Archaeology, Western History Association, National Trust for History Preservation, Phi Alpha Theta.



    Bicycling, skiing.


    • father: William Ostrogorsky
    • mother: Hedy Ostrogorsky
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    Born September 11, 1951
    (age 66)
    • 1973
      Boise State College
    • 1976
      San Francisco State University
    • 1993
      University Idaho
    • 1976 - 1980
      Consultant, Idaho Archaeol. Consultant
      Boise, Idaho, United States
    • 1976 - 1980
      partner, Idaho Archaeol. Consultant
      Boise, Idaho, United States
    • 1985
      instructor, history University Alaska
      Dillingham, Alaska, United States
    • 1986
      historian National Park Service
      Anchorage, Alaska, United States
    • 1987 - 1991
      historian National Park Service
      Anchorage, Alaska, United States
    • 1991
      senior, historian INFOTEC Research
      Fresno, California, United States
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