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historian

Frank Raymond Rossiter, American historian. Woodrow Wilson fellow, 1966-1967; National Endowment for the Humanities fellow, 1973-1974, 79, 85; American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers-Deems Taylor award, 1976. Served with United States Navy, 1959-1962. Member American History Association, Organization American Historians, American Studies Association.

Background

Rossiter, Frank Raymond was born on December 21, 1937 in Abington, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Frank Augustus and Dorothy Anna (Weiss) Rossiter.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Harvard University, 1959; Master of Science in Education, University of Pennsylvania, 1964; Doctor of Philosophy, Princeton University, 1970.

Career

Teacher social studies, Springfield Township Senior High School, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, 1963-1966; assistant professor of history, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1970-1975; associate professor of history and American studies, University Texas, Dallas, 1975-1989.

Membership

Served with United States Navy, 1959-1962. Member American History Association, Organization American Historians, American Studies Association.

Connections

father:
Frank Augustus Rossiter

mother:
Dorothy Anna (Weiss) Rossiter