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Claes Gösta Ryn, Swedish political science professor. Member vestry St. Francis Episcopal Church, Potomac, Maryland, 1986-1988. Served with Swedish Army, Royal Life Company I 4 Regiment, 1963, Signal Corps S1 Regiment, 1967-1968. Member Philadelphia Society (trustee 1999, Second vice president 2000-2001, president 2001-2002), Academy Philosophy and Letters (co-founder, member, board directors since 2006, president, since 2007).

Background

Ryn, Claes Gösta was born on June 12, 1943 in Norrköping, Sweden. Permanent resident of the United States, 1979, naturalized, 2002. Son of Gösta Karl and Cecilia Edit (Blom) Ryn.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy candidate, Uppsala University, Sweden, 1967. Postgraduate, Uppsala University, Filikand Sweden, 1969—1971. Postgraduate, Syracuse University, 1968—1969.

Doctor of Philosophy, Louisiana State University, 1974.

Career

Assistant professor politics, Catholic U. American, Washington, 1974-1978;associate professor politics, Catholic U. American, Washington, 1978-1982;professor politics, Catholic U. American, Washington, since 1982;assistant dean, School Arts and Sciences, Catholic U. American, Washington, 1977-1979;department chairman politics, Catholic U. American, Washington, 1979-1985. Visiting associate professor of University Virginia, Charlottesville, 1981. Co-founder, chairman National Humanities Institute, Washington, since 1984.

Referee, evaluator National Endowment for Humanities, Dept.Edn., United States Information Agency, others. Director numerous scholarly conferences and lecture series. Member Richard M. Weaver fellowship selection committee, since 1980.

Faculty sponsor Earhart Foundation, since 1989. Member awards committee Ingersoll Prizes, 1990. Member Salvatori doctoral fellowship selection committee Intercollegiate Studies Institute, since 1990.

Works

Membership

Member vestry St. Francis Episcopal Church, Potomac, Maryland, 1986-1988. Served with Swedish Army, Royal Life Company I 4 Regiment, 1963, Signal Corps S1 Regiment, 1967-1968. Member Philadelphia Society (trustee 1999, Second vice president 2000-2001, president 2001-2002), Academy Philosophy and Letters (co-founder, member, board directors since 2006, president, since 2007).

Connections

Married Marianne Carin Tedhagen, August 30, 1969. Children: Charlotte, Viveka, Elisabet.

father:
Gösta Karl Ryn

mother:
Cecilia Edit (Blom) Ryn

spouse:
Marianne Carin Tedhagen

children:
Charlotte Ryn

Viveka Ryn

Elisabet Ryn