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Charles Warren Hollister, American history educator, author. Recipient Triennial Book prize Conference British Studies, 1963, E. Harris Harbison award for distinguished teaching, Princeton, 1966, Walter D. Love memorial prize, 1981.


Hollister, Charles Warren was born on November 2, 1930 in Los Angeles, California, United States. Son of Nathan and Carrie (Cushman) Hollister.


Bachelor of Arts, Harvard University, 1951;Master of Arts, University of California at Los Angeles, 1957;Doctor of Philosophy, University of California at Los Angeles, 1958.


Member of faculty, University of California-Santa Barbara, 1958-1997;professor of history, University of California-Santa Barbara, 1964-1997;department chairman, University of California-Santa Barbara, 1967-1970. Visiting research fellow Merton College, University of Oxford, England, 1965-1966. Visiting fellowAustralian National U., 1978, 93-97.

Lecturer University of Oxford, 1965, Cambridge U., England, 1966, U. Ghent, Netherlands, 1966, U. Leyden, Netherlands, 1966, U. Utrecht, Netherlands, 1966, U. Bologna, Italy, 1967, U. Melbourne, Australia, 1978, 93, U. Sydney, Australia, 1978, U. Auckland, New Zealand, 1978, 93, University College, Dublin, Ireland, 1986, U. Toronto,1988, U. Victoria, 1990, Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 1995.



Served to Second lieutenant United States Air Force, 1951-1953. Fellow Royal History Society, Medieval Academy of America, Medieval Academy Ireland. Member Pacific Coast Conference British Studies (president 1968-1970), North America Conference British Studies (president 1985-1987), Charles Homer Haskins Society (president 1982-1990), American History Association (executive council Pacific Coast branch 1968-1971, vice president 1989-1990, president 1990-1991, vice president for teaching 1974-1976, chairman program committee 1984), Medieval Association Pacific (executive council 1971-1973, president 1989-1991).


Son of Nathan and Carrie (Cushman) H. M. Edith Elizabeth Muller, April 12, 1952. Children: Charles Warren (deceased), Lawrence Gregory, Robert Cushman.

Nathan Hollister

Carrie (Cushman) Hollister

Edith Elizabeth Muller

Charles Warren Hollister (deceased)

Lawrence Gregory Hollister

Robert Cushman Hollister