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History educator

Max Ernst Riedlsperger, American history educator. Austrian Ministry of Education fellow, 1968-1969; grantee American Council Learned Societies, 1972, National Endowment of the Humanities, 1976, United States Department Education, 1986-1988. Board directors San Luis Obispo Mozart Festival, 1979-1983, 84-85, vice president, 1985-1986. Member American History Association, German Studies Association.

Background

Riedlsperger, Max Ernst was born on July 7, 1937 in San Luis Obispo, California, United States. Son of Helmuth Georg and Jean (Bennett) Riedlsperger.

Education

AB, Wabash College, 1959. Master of Arts, University Michigan, 1961. Doctor of Philosophy, University Colorado, 1969.

Career

Teacher, Eastern High School, Detroit, 1961-1963;teacher, Bay de Noc Community College, Escanaba, Michigan, 1963-1966;teaching associate, U. Colorado, Denver, 1966-1967;instructor, Colorado Women's College, Denver, 1967-1968;assistant professor, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, 1969-1972;associate professor, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, 1977-1982;professor, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, since 1983;chairman history department, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, 1985-1991. Director international programs California State University, Heidelberg, Federal Republic Germany, 1983-1984.

Membership

Board of directors San Luis Obispo Mozart Festival, 1979-1983, 84-85, vice president, 1985-1986. Member American History Association, German Studies Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: swimming, skiing, tennis, music.

Connections

Married Deanna Beckmann, February 12, 1966. 1 child, Gretchen.

father:
Helmuth Georg Riedlsperger

mother:
Jean (Bennett) Riedlsperger

spouse:
Deanna Beckmann

child:
Gretchen Riedlsperger