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educator , historian

John Schrecker, American historian, educator. Fellow Fulbright, Social Science Research Council, National Academy of Sciences. Member of American History Association, Association for Asian Studies, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Schrecker, John was born on August 22, 1937 in Rumburk, Czech Republic.

Education

Bachelor, University Pennsylvania, 1958. Master of Arts, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, 1968.

Career

Assistant professor of history Princeton University, New Jersey, 1965—1971. Professor of history Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, since 1971. Associate in research Fairbank Center for East Asian Research, Harvard University, Cambridge, since 1971.

Works

Membership

Member of American History Association, Association for Asian Studies, Phi Beta Kappa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Classical piano.

Connections

Son of Karl Steiner and Marian Schrecker-Heller, Franz Schrecker (Stepfather). Married Ellen Wolf, February 18, 1962 (divorced). Married Janet Barry, May 11, 1992.

Children: Michael Franz, Daniel Edwin.

father:
Karl Steiner

mother:
Marian Schrecker-Heller

spouses:
Ellen Wolf

Janet Barry

children:
Michael Franz Schrecker

Daniel Edwin Schrecker