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language educator

Peter Grant Beidler was American language educator. Named National Professor of Year Council for Advancement and Support of Education, 1983; Fulbright lecturer Sichuan University, Chengdu, Peoples Republic of China, 1987-1988; recipient Robert Foster Cherry Distinguished Teaching chair Baylor University, 1995-1996.

Background

Beidler, Peter Grant was born on March 13, 1940 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Paul Henry and Margaret (Grant) Beidler.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Earlham College, 1962;Master of Arts, Lehigh University, 1965;Doctor of Philosophy, Lehigh University, 1968.

Career

Assistant Professor of English, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, 1968-1972;associate professor, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, 1972-1977;professor, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, since 1977;Lucy G. Moses Disting Professor of English, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, since 1978;acting vice president for student affairs, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, 1982-1983;Robert Foster Cherry distinguished teaching professor, Baylor University, 1995-1996.

Works

Membership

Served with United States Air Force, 1962-1968. Member Modern Language Association, New Chaucer Society, Medieval Society of America, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Beta Delta.

Connections

Married Anne E. Gilbert, June 15, 1963. Children: Paul, Kurt, Gretchen, Nora.

father:
Paul Henry Beidler

mother:
Margaret (Grant) Beidler

spouse:
Anne E. Gilbert

children:
Paul Beidler

Kurt Beidler

Gretchen Beidler

Nora Beidler