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Paul Arn Gilje

Paul Arn Gilje, American history educator. Fellow Rockefeller Foundation, Johns Hopkins University, 1987-1988, Center for History of Freedom, Washington University, St. Louis, 1991. Member American History Association, Organization of America Historians, Society of Historians of the Early Republic, Institute of Early American History and Culture.

Background

  • Gilje, Paul Arn was born on August 3, 1951 in Brooklyn. Son of Arne and Wladja (Trendowski) Gilje.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Brooklyn College, 1974. Master of Arts, Brown University, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, Brown University, 1980.

    Career

    • Assistant professor history University Oklahoma, Norman, 1980-1986, associate professor, 1986-1994, professor, since 1994, Samuel Roberts Nobel Foundation Presidential professor department history, since 2000.

    Works

    • The Making of the American Republic, 1763-1815
    • Making of the American Republic seeks to provoke readers to think about the implications of the American Revolution in a new way, offering a larger interpretive theme other than the rise of democracy.

    Religion

    Denomination: Lutheran

    Membership

    Member American History Association, Organization of America Historians, Society of Historians of the Early Republic, Institute of Early American History and Culture.

    Connections

    • Married Ann Elisabeth Liebermann, August 10, 1973. Children: Erik, Karin.
    • father: Arne Gilje
    • mother: Wladja (Trendowski) Gilje
    • spouse: Ann Elisabeth Liebermann
    • children: Erik Gilje
    • Karin Gilje
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    Born August 3, 1951
    (age 66)
    Nationality
    • 1974
      Brooklyn College
    • 1975
      Brown University
    • 1980
      Brown University
    • 1980 - 1986
      Assistant, professor history University Oklahoma
      Norman, Oklahoma, United States