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Gerhard Strassman Masur

educator

Gerhard Strassman Masur, German educator. award, 1960. Member American History Association Conference on Latin American History, Academia Nacional de la Historia, Buenos Aires, Argentina.; Club: 13 (Lynchburg).

Background

Masur, Gerhard Strassman was born on September 17, 1901 in Berlin. Son of Emil and Frieda (Strassman) Masur.

Education

Student of University Berlin, 1919-1921, U. Marburg, 1921. Doctor of Philosophy., summa cum laude, 1925.

Career

Research associate Historische Zeitschrift, 1925-1935. Privatdozent for medieval and modern European history U. Berlin, 1930-1935. Consultant to minister education, Bogota, Colombia, 1936-1938.

Professor Escuela Normal Superior, Bogota, 1938-1945. Professor of history, Sweet Briar College, Lynchburg, Virginia, 1947-1966, professor emeritus, 1966-1975. Visiting professor of University Virginia, 1949, 50, 51, U. New Mexico, 1953, Free U. Berlin, 1956, 60, 65, University of California, Berkeley, 1963-1964, 67, University of California, San Diego, 1968.

Rockefeller grantee, 1945-1947, 54-55. Guggenheim fellow, 1956. Fulbright award, 1960.

Research-fellow Free University, Berlin, 1969-1970.

Works

  • Author: Rankes Begriff der Weltgeschichte, 1926. Friedrich Julius Stahl, Geschichte seines Lebens, 1930. Goethe, La Ley de su Vida, 1939.

    Simon Bolivar, 1948

  • Simon Bolivar und die Befreiung SudAmericas, 1949. Simon Bolivar, 1960

  • Prophets of Yesterday, 1961. Nationalism in Latin America, 1966.

    Imperial Berlin, 1970. Geschehen und Geschichte, 1972. Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American History Association Conference on Latin American History, Academia Nacional de la Historia, Buenos Aires, Argentina. Club: 13 (Lynchburg).

Connections

Married Helen Gaylord, August 29, 1960.

father:
Emil Masur

mother:
Frieda (Strassman) Masur

spouse:
Helen Gaylord