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Literature educator

Peter Moritz-Friedrich Schaeffer, German literature educator. Grantee National Endowment of the Humanities, 1989, 91, 93, 94. Member 16th Century Society, Erasmus of Rotterdam Society, Amis de la Bibliotheque Humaniste.

Background

Schaeffer, Peter Moritz-Friedrich was born on May 14, 1930 in Breslau, Germany. Came to the United States, 1939. Son of Rudolf Franz and Katharina (Krebs) Schaeffer.

Education

License Theological, University Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, Princeton University, 1971.

Career

Assistant professor, Princeton (New Jersey) U., 1970-1974;visiting lecturer, University of California, Berkeley, 1974-1976;associate professor, University of California, Davis, 1976-1983;professor German, classics, University of California, Davis, since 1983.

Membership

Member 16th Century Society, Erasmus of Rotterdam Society, Amis de la Bibliotheque Humaniste.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: piano, Latin, Greek.

Connections

Married Brigitte Ehrler, September 4, 1968.

father:
Rudolf Franz Schaeffer

mother:
Katharina (Krebs) Schaeffer

spouse:
Brigitte Ehrler