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educator , historian

Frank A. Kafker, American historian, educator. Fulbright fellow, 1954-1955, Camargo Found fellow, 1993, American Philosophical Society fellow, 1978. Member Society French History Studies (co-editor 1985-1992), Society 18th Century French Studies (president 1995-1997), American Society 18th Century Studies, Society Diderot, Branch Society 18th Century Studies, 18th Century Scottish Studies Society, Society Voltaire.

Background

Kafker, Frank A. was born on December 18, 1931 in New York City. Son of Robert and Ida (Schear) Kafker.

Education

Bachelor, Columbia College, 1953. Master of Arts, Columbia College, 1954. Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia College, 1961.

Career

From instructor to associate professor, Corning (New York) Community College, 1958-1962;from assistant professor to professor, U. Cincinnati, 1962-1998;emeritus professor, U. Cincinnati, since 1998.

Works

Membership

Member Society French History Studies (co-editor 1985-1992), Society 18th Century French Studies (president 1995-1997), American Society 18th Century Studies, Society Diderot, Branch Society 18th Century Studies, 18th Century Scottish Studies Society, Society Voltaire.

Connections

Married Serena Lipton, December 20, 1953. Children: Scott, Roger.

father:
Robert Kafker

mother:
Ida (Schear) Kafker

spouse:
Serena Lipton

children:
Scott Kafker

Roger Kafker