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history professor , library director , researcher , studies educator

Jerry William Frost, religious studies educator, history professor, retired library director, researcher. John Carter Brown Library. fellow, 1970, Eugene M. Lang fellow, 1980-1981, 97, Philadelphia Center fellow, 1986; United States Institute of Peace grantee, 1992. Board directors Friends History Association, since 1973.

Background

Frost, Jerry William was born on March 17, 1940 in Muncie, Indiana, United States. Son of J. Thomas and Margaret Esther (Meredith) Frost.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana, 1962;postgraduate, Yale Division School, 1962-1963;Master of Arts, University Wisconsin-Madison, 1965;Doctor of Philosophy, University Wisconsin-Madison, 1968.

Career

Instructor, Vassar College, 1967-1968;assistant professor of history, Vassar College, 1968-1973;associate professor religion, Swarthmore College, since 1973;professor religion, Swarthmore College, since 1980;Howard M. and Charles F. Jenkins professor of Quaker history and research, Swarthmore College, since 1981.

Works

Membership

Board of directors Friends History Association, since 1973.

Connections

Married Susan Vanderlyn Kohler. 1 son, James.

father:
J. Thomas Frost

mother:
Margaret Esther (Meredith) Frost

spouse:
Susan Vanderlyn Kohler