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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.

Background

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

Education

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

Career

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.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

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).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Computers, bridge, gardening.

Connections

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

father:
James A. Weiser

mother:
Elsie (Hechter) Weiser

spouse:
Marsha A. McCullen Weiser

children:
Robert E. Weiser

Edward J. Weiser