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Humanities educator

Richard David Leppert, American humanities educator. Woodrow Wilson fellow, 1970-1971; Fulbright fellow, 1970-1972; Guggenheim fellow, 1979-1980; National Endowment Humanities senior fellow, 1986-1987.

Background

Leppert, Richard David was born on August 28, 1943 in Fargo, North Dakota, United States. Son of Frederick W. and Eunice I. (Conlon) Leppert.

Education

Bachelor, Moorhead State University, 1966. Bachelor of Science, Bachelor, Moorhead State University, 1966. M.M., Indiana University, 1969.

Doctor of Philosophy, Indiana University, 1973.

Career

Assistant professor humanities, University of Minnesota-Minneapolis, 1973-1978;associate professor, University of Minnesota-Minneapolis, 1978-1982;professor, University of Minnesota-Minneapolis, since 1982;chairman humanities program, University of Minnesota-Minneapolis, 1980-1986;department chairman cultural studies & comparative literature, University of Minnesota-Minneapolis, since 1993.

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Connections

father:
Frederick W. Leppert

mother:
Eunice I. (Conlon) Leppert