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history professor

Peter Gabriel Filene, American history professor. Recipient Board Governors award Excellence Teaching, University North Carolina, 2002. Member of Organization American Historians.

Background

Filene, Peter Gabriel was born on January 28, 1940 in New York City. Son of Herman and Ursula Filene.

Education

Bachelor, Swarthmore College, Pennsylvania, 1960. Doctor of Philosophy, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1965.

Career

Assistant professor Lincoln University, Jefferson City, Missouri, 1965—1967. Bowman and Gordon Gray professor University North Carolina, Chapel Hill, since 1967.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: (book) The Joy of Teaching: A Practical Guidebook for New College Instructors, Him/Her/Self: Gender Identities in Modern America, In the Arms of Others: A Cultural History of the Right to Die in America, (novel) Home and Away.

Membership

Member of Organization American Historians.

Connections

Married Erica Rothman, November 30, 1985. Children: Benjamin, Rebecca Broun.

father:
Herman Filene

mother:
Ursula Filene

spouse:
Erica Rothman

children:
Benjamin Filene

Rebecca Broun Filene