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Gerhard Helmut W. Zuther Edit Profile

English language educator

Gerhard Helmut W. Zuther, German, American English language educator. DePauw University scholar, 1951-1953; Watkins Faculty fellow, 1962; Alexander von Humboldt fellow, 1964-1965.

Background

Zuther, Gerhard Helmut W. was born on January 12, 1930 in Berlin. Son of Franz and Frieda (Barkemeyer) Zuther. came to the United States, 1951, naturalized, 1963.

Education

Bachelor in English, DePauw University, 1953. Master of Arts, DePauw University, 1955. Doctor of Philosophy, Indiana University, 1959.

Career

Instructor German, Wabash College, Crawfordsville, Indiana, 1953-1955; instructor English, U. Kansas, Lawrence, 1958-1961; assistant professor, U. Kansas, Lawrence, 1961-1964; associate professor, U. Kansas, Lawrence, 1965-1969; professor, U. Kansas, Lawrence, 1969-1987; department chairman English, U. Kansas, Lawrence, 1979-1984; president faculty, U. Kansas, Lawrence, 1975-1976, 79-80.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Compiler: Eine Bibliographie der aufnahme amerikanischer Literatur in deutschen Zeitschriften, 1965.

Membership

Board directors Volunteers in Court, 1974-1976. Board directors Kansas Volunteers in Correction, 1975-1976. Member, actor Lawrence Community Theater, 1978-1987.

Member Modern Language Association, Association Departments English, American Association of University Professors, Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Amerikastudien, Pi Delta Phi, Delta Phi alpha.

Connections

Married Edith G. Gilmore, June 25, 1954 (divorced 1972). Married second Janet E. Riley, March 12, 1983. Children by previous marriage: Karen Son of, Margaret A.

father:
Franz Zuther

mother:
Frieda (Barkemeyer) Zuther

spouses:
second Janet E. Riley

Edith G. Gilmore