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Richard Kieckhefer, American Religion educator. Recipient citation Council for Advancement and Support of Education; National Endowment for Humanities fellow, 1987-1988, Guggenheim fellow, 1991; grantee National Defense Education Act, 1968-1971, Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst, 1971-1972, American Council Learned Socs., 1981, Alumnae of Northwestern, 1982. Member Phi Beta Kappa, Eta Sigma Phi, Alpha Sigma Nu.


Kieckhefer, Richard was born on June 1, 1946 in Minneapolis.


Bachelor in Philosophy, St. Saint Louis University, 1968;Master of Arts in Philosophy, University Texas, 1970;Doctor of Philosophy in History, University Texas, 1972.


Instructor history University Texas, Austin, 1973-1974, extension lecturer, 1974. Assistant professor Phillips University, 1975, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1975-1979, associate professor, 1979-1984, professor, religion and history, since 1984, chair department, 1981-1984, 90-93, since 1996, acting chair department, 1989-1990. Lecturer Dickinson College, 1976, Princeton (New Jersey) University, 1976, Internationaler Kongress über Spiritualität Heute und Gestern, Lilienfeld, Austria, 1982, University Wisconsin, Madison, 1985, St. James Episcopal Cathedral, Chicago, 1985, Saints Peter and Paul Greek Orthodox Church, Glenview, Illinois, 1986, St. Xavier College, Chicago, 1986, St. Mark Episcopal Church, Evanston, 1986, Harvard Division School, 1987, St. Athanasius Church, 1987, Brown University, 1987, University St. Mary of the Lake, 1987, Barnard College, 1987, University London, 1988, University Notre Dame, Indiana, 1989, Newberry Library., 1990, University Chicago, 1991, University of California at Los Angeles, 1991, 99, Loyola University 1992, Indiana University, 1992, Rutgers University, 1995, American Society of Church History, 1998, University of the South, 1999.



Member American Society of Church History (president 1997), Societas Magica (president 1995), Phi Beta Kappa, Eta Sigma Phi, Alpha Sigma Nu. Fellow American Academy Arts & Sciences.