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Sociology educator

George Ritzer, American Sociology educator. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization chair in social theory Russian Academy Sciences, 1992; Fulbright-Hays fellow, The Netherlands, 1975. Member American Sociological Association (chair section on organizations and occupations 1980-1981, chair section on theoretical sociology 1989-1990).

Background

Ritzer, George was born on October 14, 1940 in New York City. Son of Jacob and Ruth (Davis) Ritzer.

Education

Bachelor, City College of New York, 1962; Master of Business Administration, University of Michigan, 1964; Doctor of Philosophy, Cornell Univercity, 1968.

Career

Assistant professor, Tulane University, New Orleans, 1968-1970; associate professor, U. Kansas, Lawrence, 1970-1974; professor sociology, U. Maryland., College Park, since 1974.

Membership

Member American Sociological Association (chair section on organizations and occupations 1980-1981, chair section on theoretical sociology 1989-1990).

Connections

Married Susan Ellen Axelrod, June 21, 1964. Children: David Lawrence, Jeremy.

father:
Jacob Ritzer

mother:
Ruth (Davis) Ritzer

spouse:
Susan Ellen Axelrod

children:
David Lawrence Ritzer

Jeremy Ritzer