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history professor

Frederick S. Paxton, American history professor. Fellowship, National Endowment of the Humanities, 2006-2007, Research fellowship, J. William Fulbright Foundation Rome, 1993, Faculty fellowship, Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, 1989-1990, Charlotte W. Newcombe fellowship, Woodrow Wilson National Foundation, 1983-1984.

Background

Paxton, Frederick S. was born on July 18, 1951 in Detroit, Michigan, United States. Son of Frederick E. and Genevieve M. (Beaudin) Paxton.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, University California, Berkeley, 1985.

Career

Brigida Pacchiani Ardenghi professor history Connecticut College, New London, since 2001, dean, international studies, 2001—2005.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Christianizing Death: The Creation of a Ritual Process in Early Medieval Europe, Anchoress and Abbess in Ninth-Century Saxony: The Lives of Liutbirga of Wendhausen and Hathumoda of Gandersheim.

Membership

Co-chair Coalition to Save the Fort Trumbull Neighborhood, New London, 1999—2005. Member of American History Association, Medieval Academy America (book review editor since 2006).

Connections

Married Sylvia J. Malizia, August 29, 1975. Children: Giselda J. Beaudin, Justin P. Beaudin.

father:
Frederick E. Paxton

mother:
Genevieve M. (Beaudin) Paxton

spouse:
Sylvia J. Malizia

child:
Giselda J. Beaudin Paxton

child:
Justin P. Beaudin Paxton