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department chairman , art historian

Eric Van Schaack, American Art historian, educator. Grantee Fulbright/Italian Government, 1962-1963, Ford Foundation, 1972-1973, Colgate University faculty, 1979-1980, 92-93, others Served with United States Army, 1954-1956; Member College Art Association, American Society Architectural Historians, National Trust History Preservation.

Background

Schaack, Eric Van was born on June 10, 1931 in Evanston, Illinois, United States. Son of Cornelius Peter and Sigrid (Schold) Van Schaack.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Dartmouth College, 1953;Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1969.

Career

Lecturer, research assistant, The Frick Collection, New York City, 1960-1962;assistant professor fine arts, then full professor visual arts, Goucher College, Baltimore, 1964-1977;professor art and art history, Colgate University, Hamilton, New York, 1977-1996;department chairman art and art history, Colgate University, Hamilton, New York, 1978-1983;professor art and art history emeritus, Colgate University, Hamilton, New York, since 1996;visiting professor fine arts Maryland. Institute College Art, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore.

Works

Membership

President Historic Preservation and Restoration of Greater Hamilton, 2002^. Served with United States Army, 1954-1956. Member College Art Association, American Society Architectural Historians, National Trust History Preservation, Hamilton Preservation Association (president since 2002), Hamilton Club.

Connections

Married Carol Fryling, June 16, 1965. Children– Elizabeth M., Leslie A.

father:
Cornelius Peter Schaack

mother:
Sigrid (Schold) Van Schaack

spouse:
Carol Fryling

children:
Elizabeth M. Schaack

Leslie A. Schaack