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History educator

Robert Joseph Bezucha, American History educator. National Endowment for Humanities research grantee, 1973-1974; Guggenheim Foundation fellow, 1987. Vice chairman of the board of trustees Westfield (Massachusetts) State College, 1987-1992. Member American History Association Kappa Phi.

Background

Bezucha, Robert Joseph was born on June 6, 1940 in Racine, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Robert Donald and Helen Anne (Wacek) Bezucha.

Education

Bachelor, Lawrence University, 1962;Master of Arts, University of Michigan, 1963;Doctor of Philosophy, University of Michigan, 1968;Master of Arts (honorary), Amherst College, 1981.

Career

Instructor, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 1967-1968;assistant professor, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, 1968-1975;associate professor, Syracuse (New York) U., 1975-1977;associate professor of history, Amherst (Massachusetts) College, 1977-1981;professor, Amherst (Massachusetts) College, since 1981;Andrew W. Mellon professor humanities, Amherst (Massachusetts) College, 1989-1992;George Daniel Olds professor economics and social institutions, Amherst (Massachusetts) College, since 1996. Consultant Social Science Research Council, New York City, 1978-1980, New England Board Higher Education, Boston, since 1990, National Council, Glimmerglass Opera, since 1994.

Works

Membership

Vice chairman of the board of trustees Westfield (Massachusetts) State College, 1987-1992. Member American History Association Kappa Phi.

Connections

Married Jenny L. Kallick, December 14, 1985. Children from previous marriage: Thomas Gordon, Margaret Jeanne.

father:
Robert Donald Bezucha

mother:
Helen Anne (Wacek) Bezucha

spouse:
Jenny L. Kallick