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historian , research center director

Joseph Thomas Makarewicz, American research center director, historian. Newberry Library. post-doctoral fellow, 1973, National Endowment of the Humanities fellow, 1983.

Background

Makarewicz, Joseph Thomas was born on March 6, 1937 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Joseph Stanley and Mary Sophie (Wozny) Makarewicz.

Education

Bachelor, LaSalle University, 1959. Master of Arts, Marquette University, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy, University Pittsburgh, 1972.

Career

Instructor, U. Pittsburgh, 1964-1965;senior research associate, U. Pittsburgh, since 1979;assistant professor, East Stroudsburg (Pennsylvania) State College, 1965-1968;assistant professor, Pennsylvania State University, Monaca, 1968-1979.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Toward a Better Balance, 1989. Editor (newsletter) Pennsylvania Ethnic Heritage.

Membership

President Anthony Wayne History Society, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, 1975-1979. Vice president Beaver County History Foundation, 1988-1992. Committee member Pennsylvania Museum and History Commission Quicentennial Committee, Harrisburg, 1989-1992, member cultural advisory committee.

Member Immigration History Society (newsletter editor since 1991), History Society Western Pennsylvania (collections committee since 1988), National Council Social Studies, Pennsylvania Council Social Studies, Polish History Society.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: golf, stamp collecting, reading, gardening, traveling.

Connections

Married Bonnie Lee, August 7, 1965.

father:
Joseph Stanley Makarewicz

mother:
Mary Sophie (Wozny) Makarewicz

spouse:
Bonnie Lee