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History educator

Bernd Jurgen Fischer, German, Canadian, American history educator. Research grantee American Council Learned Societies, 1989, National Endowment of the Humanities, 1992; travel grantee Mellon Foundation, 1995. Member Society for Albanian Studies (executive committee since 1990, vice president since 1998), International Association for Southeast European Studies (executive board, United States committee since 1993).

Background

Fischer, Bernd Jurgen was born on January 27, 1952 in Bunde, Westphalen, Germany. Came to the United States, 1961. Son of Emil and Gertrud (Einars) Fischer.

Education

Bachelor, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1973;Master of Arts, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1975;Doctor of Philosophy, University of California, Santa Barbara, 1982.

Career

Assistant professor European history, Control Michigan U., 1982-1983;instructor, chair social science division, Wenatchee Valley College, 1983-1986;assistant professor Eastern European history, U. Western Ontario, London, Canada, 1986-1987;assistant professor Eastern European history, McGill University, Montreal, 1988;assistant professor Eastern European history, U. Hartford, Connecticut, 1989-1993;associate professor, Indiana U., Fort Wayne, since 1993;member Executive Committee Russian and East European Institute, Indiana U., Fort Wayne, 1994-1996. Member of advisory board Center for Albanian Studies, U. London.

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Membership

Member Society for Albanian Studies (executive committee since 1990, vice president since 1998), International Association for Southeast European Studies (executive board, United States committee since 1993).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel, tennis, skiing.

Connections

father:
Emil Fischer

mother:
Gertrud (Einars) Fischer