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academic administrator , curator , educator , historian

Carl Anthony Brasseaux, American historian, educator, academic administrator, curator. Member Southeastern Columbus Quincentenary Communications, 1987-1992. Fellow Louisiana History Association (President's Memorial award 1986), French Colonial History Society (book prize 1987, Louisiana Writer of Year, 2003, Literary award, 2005, Louisiana Humanist of Year, 2005 ).

Background

Brasseaux, Carl Anthony was born on August 19, 1951 in Opelousas, Louisiana, United States. Son of Ferdinand and Odile Valajean (Johnson) Brasseaux.

Education

Bachelor in Political Science cum laude, University Southwestern Louisiana, 1974. Master of Arts in History, University Southwestern Louisiana, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy summa cum laude, University Paris, 1982.

Career

Assistant director Center Louisiana Studies University Louisiana at Lafayette, 1975—2000, director, since 2003, member graduate faculty, since 1987, manager information system Center Louisiana Studies, since 1985, curator colonial records collection Center Louisiana Studies, since 1980, assistant professor department history, 1991-1994, associate professor department history, 1994-1998, distinguished university professor, since 1995. Director University Louisiana at Lafayette, Center Cultural and Eco Tourism, since 2001. Professor department history University Louisiana at Lafayette, since 1998.

Consultant Louisiana Park Service, Baton Rouge, 1984, National Park Service, Washington, 1987-1988, United States Corps. Engineers, New Orleans, 1995. Adjunct assistant professor department history University Southwestern Louisiana, 1987-1990.

Visiting professor University Laval, Quebec, summer 1994.

Works

Membership

Member Southeastern Columbus Quincentenary Communications, 1987-1992. Fellow Louisiana History Association (President's Memorial award 1986), French Colonial History Society (book prize 1987, Louisiana Writer of Year, 2003, Literary award, 2005, Louisiana Humanist of Year, 2005 ).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: photography, cycling, travelling.

Connections

Married Glenda M. Melancon, July 21, 1973. Children: Ryan André, David Marc, Aimée Elizabeth.

father:
Ferdinand Brasseaux

mother:
Odile Valajean (Johnson) Brasseaux

spouse:
Glenda M. Melancon

child:
Ryan André Brasseaux

child:
David Marc Brasseaux

child:
Aimée Elizabeth Brasseaux