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educator , historian

Alexander Sedgwick, American Historian, educator. Fulbright fellow, 1960-1962; recipient American Council Learned Socs. grant-in-aid, 1967-1968, American Philosophical Society grant-in-aid, 1971. Served with United States Army, 1952-1954. Member American Association of University Professors (national council 1976-1979), Society French History Studies (secretary 1979-1983, president 1983-1984), American History Association, Century Association.

Background

Sedgwick, Alexander was born on June 8, 1930 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Son of William Ellery and Sarah (Cabot) Sedgwick.

Education

Bachelor, Harvard University, 1952. Doctor of Philosophy in History, Harvard University, 1963.

Career

Assistant professor of history, Dartmouth College, 1962-1963;associate professor, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, 1963-1966;associate professor, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, 1966-1974;professor, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, since 1974;chairman history Department, University Virginia, 1979-1985;dean College Arts and Sciences, University of Virginia, 1985-1990;dean graduate studies, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, 1990-1995;university professor, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, 1995-1997;university professor emeritus, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, since 1997. Member of advisory committee in history Senior Fulbright Awards Council for International Exchange of Scholars.

Works

Membership

Served with United States Army, 1952-1954. Member American Association of University Professors (national council 1976-1979), Society French History Studies (secretary 1979-1983, president 1983-1984), American History Association, Century Association.

Connections

Married Charlene Mary Maute, June 24, 1961. Children– Catherine Maria, Alexander Cameron.

father:
William Ellery Sedgwick

mother:
Sarah (Cabot) Sedgwick

spouse:
Charlene Mary Maute

children:
Catherine Maria Sedgwick

Alexander Cameron Sedgwick