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historian

Christopher Lasch, American historian. Grantee Social Science Research Council, 1960, American Council Learned Societies, 1968, 83, Ford Foundation, 1974, Guggenheim Foundation, 1975, National Endowment of the Humanities, 1988-1990; Center for Advanced Study in Behavioral Sciences fellow, 1988-1989. Member Organization American Historians., American History Association.

Background

Lasch, Christopher was born on June 1, 1932 in Omaha. Son of Robert and Zora (Schaupp) Lasch.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Harvard University, 1954;Master of Arts, Columbia University, 1955;Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1961;Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Bard College, 1977;Doctor of Humane Letters (honorary), Hobart College, 1981.

Career

Member history faculty, Williams College, 1957-1957;Member history faculty, Roosevelt University, Chicago, 1960-1961;Member history faculty, U. Iowa, 1961-1966;Member history faculty, Northwestern University, 1966-1970;member of faculty, U. Rochester, New York, since 1970;Don Alonzo Watson professor of history, U. Rochester, since 1979;department chairman history, U. Rochester, since 1985. Freud lecturer University College, London, 1981.

Works

Membership

Member Organization American Historians., American History Association.

Connections

Married Nell Commager, June 30, 1956. Children: Robert, Elisabeth, Catherine, Christopher.

father:
Robert Lasch

mother:
Zora (Schaupp) Lasch

spouse:
Nell Commager

child:
Robert Lasch

child:
Elisabeth Lasch

child:
Catherine Lasch

child:
Christopher Lasch