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Richard Charles Frucht, American educator. Recipient Fulbright Research award, 1977-1978.


Frucht, Richard Charles was born on July 25, 1951 in St. Albans, New York, United States. Son of Carl Francis and Elizabeth Evelyn (Creighton) Frucht.


Bachelor, Baylor University, 1973. Master of Arts, Indiana University, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, Indiana University, 1980.


Assistant professor, Northwest Missouri State University, Maryville, 1980-1986;associate professor, Northwest Missouri State University, 1986-1991;professor, Northwest Missouri State University, since 1991.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Dunarea Noastra: Romania, The Great Powers and the Danube Question 1914-1921, 1982. Editor: Labyrinth of Nationalism/Complexities of Diplomacy, Essays in Honor of Charles and Barbara Jelavich, 1992, Encyclopedia of Eastern Europe: From the Congress of Vienna to the Fall of Communism, 2000, Eastern Europe: An Introduction to the People, Land, and Culture, 2005. Contributor articles to professional journals, books.


Board of directors United Way, Maryville, Missouri, 1990-1992. Leader Student Tours to Union of the Soviet Socialist Republics, Hungary and Egypt, 1983, 85, 92. Sponsor Alpha Chi National HonorSoc., since 1990, vice president region IV, 1993-1994.

Sponsor Phi Alpha Theta International History Honor Society, 1981-1987. Member American Association Advancement Slavic Studies (director public education project 1990-1993), American History Association, Society for Romanian Studies (national board directors 1991-1993).


Married Suzanne S. Swafford, July 2, 1972. 1 child, Kristin Marie.

Carl Francis Frucht

Elizabeth Evelyn (Creighton) Frucht

Suzanne S. Swafford

Kristin Marie Frucht