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History educator

David Robert Martin Beck, American history educator. University Illinois Chicago fellow, 1990-1991, 91-92; recipient Eagle Feather Menominee Indian Nation History Preservation Department, 1994. Member American History Association, Midwest Archives Conference, Montana History Society, Minnesota History Society, Wisconsin History Society, Natural Resources Defense Council.

Background

Beck, David Robert Martin was born on July 14, 1956 in Evanston, Illinois, United States. Son of Armin H. and Mary Katherine (Beatty) Beck.

Education

Bachelor, Northwestern University, Evanston, 1979;Master of Arts in History, University of Illinois, Chicago, 1987;Doctor of Philosophy in History, University of Illinois, Chicago, 1994.

Career

Lighting technician, Jessie Walker Associations, Glencoe, Illinois, 1979-1981;program and environmental education director, Camp Edwards Young Men’s Christian Association, East Troy, Wisconsin, 1981-1984;assistant director, Young Men’s Christian Association Camp Wapsie, Coggon, Iowa., 1985;teaching assistant, instructor, University of Illinois, Chicago, 1986-1990;tour guide, Ethnic Tours Chicago, Chicago, 1987-1992;archivist, Native American Ednl. Superior vena cava syndrome College, Chicago, 1987-1992;instructor history, Indiana U. N.W., Gary, 1989-1993;assistant professor of history, director tribal research center, Native American Ednl. Superior vena cava syndrome College, Chicago, since 1992.

Consultant Americans for Indian Opportunity, Albuquerque, since 1992, Menominee Indian National Conservation Commission, Keshena, Wisconsin, 1993, Great Lakes Indian Fish and Wildlife Commission, Carter, Wisconsin, 1994.

Membership

Member American History Association, Midwest Archives Conference, Montana History Society, Minnesota History Society, Wisconsin History Society, Natural Resources Defense Council.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: travel with family, writing, camping, canoeing, woodworking.

Connections

Married Rosalyn R. LaPier, August 31, 1991. Children: Rebecca Faith Abaki, Emily Florence.

father:
Armin H. Beck

mother:
Mary Katherine (Beatty) Beck

spouse:
Rosalyn R. LaPier

children:
Rebecca Faith Abaki Beck

Emily Florence Beck