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English and American literature educator

Peter Algren Fritzell was english and american literature educator and writer. National Endowment of the Humanities fellow, 1972-1973, 81-82. Member Audubon Society, Ruffed Grouse Society, Delta Waterfowl, Ducks Unlimited, Association for Study of Literature and Environmental (advisory board 1993-1999, edition board since 1993), Delta Waterfowl, Loon Watch, Phi Beta Kappa.

Background

Fritzell, Peter Algren was born on August 23, 1940 in Minneapolis. Son of Kenneth Edward and Stella Harriet (Houge) Fritzell.

Education

Bachelor, University North Dakota, 1962. Master of Arts, Stanford University, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, Stanford University, 1966.

Career

Assistant Professor of English, Lawrence University, Appleton, Wisconsin, 1966-1973;visiting scholar, Dartmouth College, Hanover, N.H., 1972-1973;associate Professor of English, Lawrence University, Appleton, 1973-1983;chair department English, Lawrence University, Appleton, 1973-1977;director London Center, Lawrence University, London, 1977-1978;Professor of English, Lawrence University, Appleton, since 1983;chair department English, Lawrence University, Appleton, 1987-1990;professor Liberal Studies, Lawrence University, Appleton, since 1989. Visiting assistant professor Literature, Stanford University, Palo Alto, California, 1968, 74, 77.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author (book) Nature Writing and America, 1990. Author of poems and essays. Contributor articles to professional journals, chapters to books.

Membership

Member Modern Language Association, American Studies Association (president Wisconsin-Northern Illinois chapter 1970-1972), Forest History Society (chair program committee, board directors 1978-1982), Audubon Society, Ruffed Grouse Society, Ducks Unlimited, Association for the Study of Literature and Environmental (advisory board since 1993), Phi Beta Kappa.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: hunting, fishing, golf.

Connections

Married Marlys Lee Smith, August 5, 1962. Children: Peter Junior, John.

father:
Kenneth Edward Fritzell

mother:
Stella Harriet (Houge) Fritzell

spouse:
Marlys Lee Smith

children:
Peter Junior Fritzell

John Fritzell