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Frederick S. Paxton

Frederick S. Paxton, American history professor. Fellowship, National Endowment of the Humanities, 2006-2007, Research fellowship, J. William Fulbright Foundation Rome, 1993, Faculty fellowship, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, 1989-1990, Charlotte W. Newcombe fellowship, Woodrow Wilson National Foundation, 1983-1984.


  • Paxton, Frederick S. was born on July 18, 1951 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Frederick E. and Genevieve M. (Beaudin) Paxton.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy, University California, Berkeley, 1985.


    • Brigida Pacchiani Ardenghi professor history Connecticut College, New London, since 2001, dean, international studies, 2001—2005.


    • Author: Christianizing Death: The Creation of a Ritual Process in Early Medieval Europe, Anchoress and Abbess in Ninth-Century Saxony: The Lives of Liutbirga of Wendhausen and Hathumoda of Gandersheim.


    Co-chair Coalition to Save the Fort Trumbull Neighborhood, New London, 1999—2005. Member of American History Association, Medieval Academy America (book review editor since 2006).


    • Married Sylvia J. Malizia, August 29, 1975. Children: Giselda J. Beaudin, Justin P. Beaudin.
    • father: Frederick E. Paxton
    • mother: Genevieve M. (Beaudin) Paxton
    • spouse: Sylvia J. Malizia
    • children: Giselda J. Beaudin Paxton
    • Justin P. Beaudin Paxton
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    Born July 18, 1951
    (age 66)
    • 1985
      University California
    • 2001
      Brigida Pacchiani Ardenghi professor, history Connecticut College
      New London, Connecticut, United States
    • 2001 - 2005
      Brigida Pacchiani Ardenghi professor, history Connecticut College
      Dean, Victoria, Australia