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academic administrator , educator , historian

Tilden Gerald Edelstein, American academic administrator, historian, educator. Commissioner Housing Authority, Highland Park, New Jersey, 1977-1989; Einstein Archives Advisory Committee Hebrew University, 1993-1994; member advisory board Cohen/Haddow Center for Jewish Studies, Michigan Civil War Regimental Round Table. Member of Prismatic Club Detroit.

Background

Edelstein, Tilden Gerald was born on June 11, 1931 in New York City. Son of Theodore and Nettie (Strusser) Edelstein.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University of Wisconsin, 1953;Doctor of Philosophy, Johns Hopkins University, 1961.

Career

From instructor to associate professor, Simmons College, Boston, 1957-1967;from adjunct associate professor to professor of history, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1967-1989;chairman history department, graduate director, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1974-1981;associate dean social science and humanities, faculty personnel, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1981-1984;dean faculty arts and science, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, 1984-1989;professor of history, provost, academic vice president, State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1989-1993;professor of history, provost, executive vice president for academic affairs, State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1992-1994;vice president for academic affairs, professor of history, Wayne State University, since 1995. History consultant Columbia Pictures, Hollywood, California, 1978-1980, NBC, New York City, 1980-1989. Chair Sponsors Board The Thomas A. Edison Papers Project, 1980-1989.

Works

Membership

Commissioner Housing Authority, Highland Park, New Jersey, 1977-1989. Einstein Archives Advisory Committee Hebrew University, 1993-1994. Member advisory board Cohen/Haddow Center for Jewish Studies, Michigan Civil War Regimental Round Table.

Member of Prismatic Club Detroit.

Connections

Married Marjorie Sukoff, June 17, 1955 (divorced July 1970). Married Rose Ann Stargardter, November 1, 1970. Children: Jordan, Russell.

father:
Theodore Edelstein

mother:
Nettie (Strusser) Edelstein

spouses:
Marjorie Sukoff

Rose Ann Stargardter

children:
Jordan Edelstein

Russell Edelstein