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educator , historian

Michael Albert Meyer, German historian, educator. American Council Learned Societies fellow, 1982. Fellow American Academy Jewish Research; member Leo Baeck Institute (executive committee since 1985, international president since 1991).

Background

Meyer, Michael Albert was born on November 15, 1937 in Berlin. Came to the United States, 1941. Son of Charles Matthaeus and Susanne Paula (Frey) Meyer.

Education

Bachelor, University of California at Los Angeles, 1959. Biodiversity Heritage Library, Hebrew Union College, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy, Hebrew Union College, 1964.

Career

Assistant professor, Hebrew Union College, Los Angeles, 1964-1967;associate professor, Hebrew Union College, Cincinnati, 1968-1972;professor Jewish history, Hebrew Union College, Cincinnati, since 1972. Visiting assistant professor University of California at Los Angeles, 1965-1967. Visiting senior lecturer Haifa (Israel) U., 1970-1971, Ben Gurion U., Beersheba, Israel, 1971-1972.

Visiting professor Hebrew U., Jerusalem, 1977-1978.

Works

Membership

Fellow American Academy Jewish Research. Member Leo Baeck Institute (executive committee since 1985, international president since 1991).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocation: tennis.

Connections

Married Margaret Jane Mayer, June 25, 1961. Children: Daniel Alexander, Jonathan Eugene, Rebecca Ellen.

father:
Charles Matthaeus Meyer

mother:
Susanne Paula (Frey) Meyer

spouse:
Margaret Jane Mayer

children:
Daniel Alexander Meyer

Jonathan Eugene Meyer

Rebecca Ellen Meyer