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Latin American history educator

Richard Edward Greenleaf, Latin American history educator. Avocations: music; acting; folklore M C. Recipient Silver medal Mexican National History Prize, 1971; Distinguished Service award Cordell Hull Foundation for International Education, 1976. Fellow Academy American Franciscan History (Serra award 1986), Centro de Estudios Inquisitoriales; member Conference on Latin American History (chairman 1976-1977), Latin American Studies Association.

Background

Greenleaf, Richard Edward was born on May 6, 1930 in Hot Springs, Arkansas, United States. Son of Frank Oliver and Grace Marie (Poindexter) Greenleaf.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University New Mexico, 1953;Master of Arts, University New Mexico, 1954;Doctor of Philosophy, University New Mexico, 1957;Doctor of Laws, Union College, Schenectady, New York, 1985;Doctor of Laws, New Mexico State University, 1983.

Career

Chairman department history and international relations, U. Americans, Mexico City, 1957-1969;academic vice president, U. Americans, Mexico City, 1962-1969;graduate dean, U. Americans, Mexico City, 1964-1969;professor of history, Tulane University, New Orleans, since 1969;research associate Middle American Research Institute, Tulane University, New Orleans, since 1969;director Center for Latin American Studies, Tulane University, New Orleans, since 1970;France V. Scholes professor colonial Latin American history, Tulane University, New Orleans, since 1982;director Mesoam. Ecology Institute, Tulane University, New Orleans, 1981-1998. Chairman Consortium of Latin American Programs in the United States, since 1981.

President 47th International Congress Americanists, 1991.

Achievements

  • Avocations: music; acting. Folklore M C.

Works

Membership

Fellow Academy American Franciscan History (Serra award 1986), Centro de Estudios Inquisitoriales. Member Conference on Latin American History (chairman 1976-1977), Latin American Studies Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: music; acting.

Connections

father:
Frank Oliver Greenleaf

mother:
Grace Marie (Poindexter) Greenleaf