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writer , arts and humanities educator

Stanley Weintraub, American arts and humanities educator, writer. Decorated Bronze Star medal.; Guggenheim fellow, 1968-1969; recipient Distinguished Humanist award Pennsylvania Humanities Council, 1985. President Jewish Community Council of Bellefonte (Pennsylvania) State College, 1966-1967. Served to 1st lieutenant Army of the United States, 1951-1953, Korea. Member International Shaw Society.

Background

Weintraub, Stanley was born on April 17, 1929 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Ben and Ray (Segal) Weintraub.

Education

Bachelor of Science, West Chester (Pennsylvania) State College, 1949;Master of Arts, Temple University, 1951;Doctor of Philosophy, Pennsylvania State University, 1956.

Career

Instructor, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, 1953-1959;assistant professor, Pennsylvania State University, 1959-1962;associate professor, Pennsylvania State University, 1962-1965;Professor of English, Pennsylvania State University, 1965-1970;research professor, Pennsylvania State University, 1970-1986;Evan Pugh professor Arts and Humanities, Pennsylvania State University, since 1986;director, Institute for Arts and Humanistic Studies, 1970-1990. Visiting professor University of California at Los Angeles, 1963, U. Hawaii, 1973, U. Malaya, 1977, National U. Singapore, 1982.

Works

Membership

President Jewish Community Council of Bellefonte (Pennsylvania) State College, 1966-1967. Served to First lieutenant Army of the United States, 1951-1953, Korea. Member The Authors' Guild, Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association.

Connections

Married Rodelle Horwitz, June 6, 1954. Children: Mark, David, Erica.

father:
Ben Weintraub

mother:
Ray (Segal) Weintraub

spouse:
Rodelle Horwitz

child:
Mark Weintraub

child:
David Weintraub

child:
Erica Weintraub