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educator , language educator

Peter Freese, German language educator, educator. Recipient German Order of Merit. Member German Association for American Studies (board directors 1981-1989, president 1993-1996), president of Paderborn Center for Cult. Studies, foundation member of Paderborn graduate center Cult. Anthropology and Travel Literature, German Association University Professors, German Association Teachers Modern Language Association, Phi Beta Delta (honorary).

Background

Freese, Peter was born on March 10, 1939 in Bremen, Germany. Son of Hermann and Gertrud (Claussen) Freese.

Education

Dr.phil. with distinction, Kiel University, 1970. Dr.phil. (honorary), Lock Haven University Pennsylvania.

Career

Assistant professor Kiel University, 1967-1971. Associate professor College Education, Kiel, 1971-1973. Professor Munster College Education, 1973-1979.

Professor American literature Paderborn University, 1979, vice president provost, 1983-1987. Guest professor Trinity and All Saints Colleges, Leeds, Great Britain, 1978, Illinois State University, Normal, 1988, Eötvös Lorant University, Budapest, 1991. Fellow in residence Claremont McKenna College, California, 1988.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author more than 40 books on American culture and literature. Contributor 150 articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member German Association for American Studies (board directors 1981-1989, president 1993-1996), president of Paderborn Center for Cult. Studies, foundation member of Paderborn graduate center Cult. Anthropology and Travel Literature, German Association University Professors, German Association Teachers Modern Language Association, Phi Beta Delta (honorary).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Photography, hiking.

Connections

Married Marianne Droese, June 4, 1968. 1 child, Martina.

father:
Hermann Freese

mother:
Gertrud (Claussen) Freese

spouse:
Marianne Droese

child:
Martina Freese