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Allan Bernard Wolter, American writer, educator. Ordained Roman Catholic Priest Roman Catholic Church, 1940. Recipient Aquinas Medal, American Catholic Philosophical Association, 1998.

Background

Wolter, Allan Bernard was born on November 24, 1913 in Peoria, Illinois, United States. Son of Bernard Gregory Wolter and Marianne Bernardette Strub.

Education

Bachelor, Our Lady of Angels Seminary, Cleveland, OH, 1937. Master of Arts, Catholic University of America, Washington, District of Columbia, 1942. Doctor of Philosophy, Catholic University of America, Washington, District of Columbia, 1947.

LG, Franciscan Institute St. Bonaventure University, Saint Bonaventure, New York, 1952. Doctor of Science (honorary), Quincy University, Quincy, Illinois, 1967.

Career

Assistant professor chemistry Our Lady of Angels Franciscan Seminary, Cleveland, Ohio, 1943—1945, assistant professor biology, 1943—1945, assistant professor philosophy, 1943—1945. Associate professor philosophy Franciscan Institute, St. Bonaventure University, Saint Bonaventure, New York, 1946—1952. Professor, 1952—1962, Catholic University American, 1952—1981.

Research associate Center Medieval and Renaissance Studies, University of California at Los Angeles, 1978—1997. Joseph Doino visiting professor franciscan theology St. Bonaventure University, 1997—2002. Professor emeritus philosophy The Catholic University American, 1984—1984.

Visiting lecturer Princeton University, 1965—1965. Visiting professor University Michigan, Michigan, 1967—1967, New York University, New York, 1969—1969. Associate editor The New Scholasticism, 1949—1951.

Editor Franciscan Studies, 1949—1952, Franciscan Institute Publications, 1946—1962.

Achievements

  • Ordained Roman Catholic Priest Roman Catholic Church, 1940.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author books.

Membership

Vice president American Catholic Philosophical Association, 1956—1957, president, 1957—1958. Fellow: National Endowment Humanities. Member: Societas Internationalis Scotistica, Society for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, American Philosophical Association, Phi Beta Kappa.

Connections

father:
Bernard Gregory Wolter

mother:
Marianne Bernardette Strub