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History educator

Elliott Robert Barkan, American history educator. Woodrow Wilson Foundation fellow Harvard University, 1962; Fulbright lecturer, 1983, 87, 92; grantee California State University, 1985-1986, 87-88, 90-91, 93, 96-97.


Barkan, Elliott Robert was born on December 15, 1940 in New York City. Son of Carl and Tessie (Leder) Barkan.


Bachelor magna cum laude, Queens College, 1962. Master of Arts, Harvard University, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1969.


Instructor Pace University, New York City, 1964-1968. Assistant professor history and ethnic studies California State University, San Bernardino, 1968-1971, associate professor, 1971-1976, professor history, since 1976. Visiting professor University Hawaii, Honolulu, 1969.

Consultant MOSAIC Los Angeles Board Education, 1973-1974, Balch Institute, Philadelphia, 1985.



Board directors Congregation Emanuel, San Bernardino, 1977-1980. Advisor Inland Empire Hillel Support Group, San Bernardino, 1983-1987. Member American History Association, Organization American Historians (film committee 1977-1980), Immigration History Society (executive board 1985-1988, 96—), Phi Beta Kappa.

Lodges: B'nai Brith.


  • Other Interests

    Bicycling, camping, tennis.


Married Esther Werblud, November 28, 1968 (div. June 1983); children: Ari David, Liana Hillary, Yoni Yehuda. Married Geula Soltz, August 18, 1985 (div.

July 1993); married Bryn Medrich Hoffmann, July 31, 1944.

Carl Barkan

Tessie (Leder) Barkan

Esther Werblud

Geula Soltz

Bryn Medrich Hoffmann

Ari David Barkan

Liana Hillary Barkan

Yoni Yehuda Barkan