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Joseph Francis Patrouch, American history professor. Grantee, Fulbright Foundation, 1988, 1999.


Patrouch, Joseph Francis was born on July 12, 1960 in Cincinnati. Son of Joseph Francis and Ruth Marie Patrouch.


Bachelor, Boston University, 1982. Master of Arts, University of California, 1985. Doctor of Philosophy, University of California, 1991.


Assistant professor Department of History Florida International University, Miami, 1991—1997, associate professor Department of History, since 1997, director graduate studies Department of History, 1997—1999, 2001—2004, director undergraduate studies Department of History, 2004—2005. Coordinator Public History Programs, Department History, Florida International University, since 2010. Guest researcher Max Planck Gesellschaft, Potsdam, 1995, GWZO, Leipzig, Germany, 2001.

President south florida chapter Fulbright Association, Miami, Florida, 2000—2006. Guest professor University Vienna, 2004. Guest researcher Friedrich Meinecke Institute Freie University Berlin, 2008—2009.


  • Other Work

    • Author: (history monograph) A Negotiated Settlement: The Counter-Reformation in the Habsburg Province of Upper Austria, 2000. Editor: Selected Proceedings, Florida Conference of Historians, 2005-2007. Translator: Understanding Vienna: Pathways into the City, 2007.


Board directors Miami Beach History Association. Member of Czechoslavakia Academy Arts and Sciences (vice president South Florida chapter), Florida Conference Historians (vice president 2004-2005, president-elect 2005, president 2006-2007), Society for Court Studies, Fruehe Neuzeit Interdisziplinaer, Society for Austrian and Habsburg History, European History Section, Southern History Association, Sixteenth Century Studies Conference, American Catholic History Association, American Folklore Society, American History Association, American Association for the Advancement of Slavic Studies (associate).


Married Felice Lifshitz, May 15, 1994. Married Barbara Maier, 1985 (divorced 1993). Children: Quinn Bellamy Patrouch Lifshitz, Daniel Alexander Joseph.

Joseph Francis

Ruth Marie Patrouch

Felice Lifshitz

Barbara Maier

Quinn Bellamy Patrouch Lifshitz Patrouch

Daniel Alexander Joseph Patrouch