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Brian Eugene Strayer

Brian Eugene Strayer, American history educator. Certified secondary teacher 7-12, Michigan. Graduate scholarship Andrews University, 1973.


  • Strayer, Brian Eugene was born on June 6, 1950 in Waterloo, New York, United States. Son of George Clarence and Doris Jewel (White) Strayer.

  • Education

    • Bachelor in History, Southern Adventist University, 1973. Master of Arts in History, Andrews University, 1974. Doctor of Philosophy in History, University Iowa, 1987.


    • Junior High School teacher Michigan Conference of Seventh-day Adventists, Jackson, 1975-1978. Instructor, assistant professor Southern Adventist University, Collegedale, Tennessee, 1980-1983. Assistant professor history Andrews University, Berrien Springs, Michigan, 1983-1987, associate professor, 1987-1993, professor history, since 1993.

    Major achievements

    • Certified secondary teacher 7-12, Michigan.


    • Author: Lettres de cachet and Social Control in Ancien Regime, 1659-1789, Where the Pine Trees Softly Whisper: The History of Union Springs Academy, 1993. Contributor articles to professional journals.


    Party affiliation: Democrat


    Member Columbus quincentennial committee Andrews University, Berrien Springs, 1992, secretary parliamentarian, Andrews University Senate, 1993-1996. Member American Association of University Professors, We. Society Frnch History (executive council 1996-1999), Adventist Historic Properties (history consultant since 1994), American History Association, Association Seventh-day Adventists Historians, Phi Alpha Theta, Alpha Mu Gamma.



    Traveling abroad, hiking, reading, writing, public speaking.


    • father: George Clarence Strayer
    • mother: Doris Jewel (White) Strayer
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    Born June 6, 1950
    (age 67)
    • 1973
      Southern Adventist University
    • 1974
      Andrews University
    • 1987
      University Iowa
    • 1975 - 1978
      Junior High School teacher, Michigan Conference of Seventh-day Adventists
      Jackson, Mississippi, United States
    • 1980 - 1983
      instructor, professor Southern Adventist University
      Collegedale, Tennessee, United States
    • 1980 - 1983
      assistant, professor Southern Adventist University
      Collegedale, Tennessee, United States
    • 1983 - 1987
      assistant, professor history Andrews University
      Berrien Springs, Michigan, United States
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