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language and linguistics educator

Ernest Leopold Weiser, American language and linguistics educator. Grantee, Goethe Institute & Federal Republican Germany, 1961, 1979, National Endowment of the Humanities, 1976, 1979, United States Department Education, 1986.


Weiser, Ernest Leopold was born on October 17, 1930 in Buffalo. Son of James A. and Elsie (Hechter) Weiser.


Bachelor, University Buffalo, 1952. AM, Syracuse University, 1954. Doctor of Philosophy, University of California at Los Angeles, 1966.


Instructor to assistant professor German & Humanities Reed College, Portland, Oregon, 1958—1963. Assistant professor German, University Miami, Coral Gables, Florida, 1963—1966. Assistant professor to professor languages & linguistics Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, since 1966, chairman department, since 1968.

Academy freedom chairman Florida American Civil Liberties Union, Miami, 1965—1966. Board directors Palm Beach Council Humanistic Values, 1980—1981. Assistant director Democratic Boca Raton, 1982—1983.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member of Modern Language Association, American Association College Professors (secretary, treasurer Reed College chapter 1960-1961), American Council Teaching Foreign Languages, Association Departments Foreign Languages, Florida Foreign Language Association, American Association Teachers German (president Florida chapter 1970-1972).


  • Other Interests

    Computers, bridge, gardening.


Married Marsha A. McCullen Weiser, June 16, 1967. Children: Robert E., Edward J.

James A. Weiser

Elsie (Hechter) Weiser

Marsha A. McCullen Weiser

Robert E. Weiser

Edward J. Weiser