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John Walter Van Cleve

John Walter Van Cleve, German language educator. Fulbright scholar, 1972. Member American Association of University Professors, Phi Beta Kappa.


  • Cleve, John Walter Van was born on September 17, 1950 in Minneapolis. Son of John Woodbridge and Ethel (Dannenmaier) Van Cleve.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Carleton College, 1972. Master of Arts, University Wisconsin, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy, University Wisconsin, 1978.


    • Professor of German Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, since 1979.


    • Author: Harlequin Besieged, 1980, The Merchant in German Literature of Enlightenment, 1986, The Problem of Wealth in the Literature of Luther's Germany, 1991, Remarks Concerning the Needed Reform of German Studies in the United States (with A. Leslie Willson), 1993, Sebastian Brant's "The Ship of Fools" in Critical Perspective, 1800-1991, 1993. Contributor articles to professional publications.


    Member American Association of University Professors, Phi Beta Kappa.


    • Married Judith Arden Feicht, August 28, 1982. Children: Courtney Anne, Leslie Allen, Stewart John.
    • father: John Woodbridge Cleve
    • mother: Ethel (Dannenmaier) Van Cleve
    • spouse: Judith Arden Feicht
    • children: Courtney Anne Cleve
    • Leslie Allen Cleve
    • Stewart John Cleve
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    Born September 17, 1950
    (age 67)
    • 1972
      Carleton College
    • 1974
      University Wisconsin
    • 1978
      University Wisconsin
    • 1979
      Professor, of German Mississippi State University
      Mississippi State, Mississippi, United States