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sociologist

Richard Helmut Grathoff, German sociologist. Research grantee, various organizations, since 1972; American Council Learned Societies fellow, 1978; visiting scholar University Illinois, since 1997.

Background

Grathoff, Richard Helmut was born on August 30, 1934 in Unna, Germany. Son of Hans and Hilde (Engelke) Grathoff.

Education

Master of Science, University Gottingen, 1961. Master of Arts, New School Social Research, 1966. Doctor of Philosophy, New School Social Research, 1969.

Habilitation, University Konstanz, 1975.

Career

Instructor mathematics Northern Illinois University, Dekalb, 1961-1963, Seton Hall University, South Orange, New Jersey, 1963-1965. Assistant professor sociology University Frankfurt, Germany, 1965-1970. Private dozent sociology University Konstanz, Germany, 1970-1977.

Associate professor sociology University Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1977-1978. Professor sociology University Bielefeld, Germany, since 1978.

Works

Membership

Member International Sociological Association (research committee board 1974-1982), Deutsche Gesellschaft Sociologie, Japanese Society Phenomenology and Social Science (honorary member), Deutsche Gesellschaft Phaeonomenologische Forschung, Polish Sociological Association (honorary member), Acaddemia Scientarium et Artium Europaea (ordinary member since 1994).

Connections

Married Ruth Ann Blessman, July 29, 1961. 1 child, Georg.

father:
Hans Grathoff

mother:
Hilde (Engelke) Grathoff

spouse:
Ruth Ann Blessman

child:
Georg Grathoff