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Sociology educator

Walter Henri Ruegg, Swiss sociology educator. Decorated commandeur des palmes academiques (France); recipient medalha do Merito en ouro University Federal Santa Maria (Brazil), 1967.

Background

Ruegg, Walter Henri was born on April 4, 1918 in Zürich, Switzerland. Son of Walter Henri and Margit (Braun) Ruegg.

Education

Bachelor, State College, Schaffhausen, Switzerland, 1936. Postgraduate, Sorbonne, University Paris, 1939. Doctor of Philosophy, University Zürich, 1944.

Diploma college teacher, University Zürich, 1946.

Career

Lecturer University Zürich, 1950-1959, assistant professor, 1959-1962. Secretary general European Wrought Aluminum Association, Zürich, 1956-1962. Full professor sociology University Frankfurt, W. Germany, 1962-1973, dean Faculty Economics W. Germany, 1963-1964, rector university W. Germany, 1965-1970.

Full professor University Bern, Switzerland, 1973-1986, professor emeritus Switzerland, since 1986, dean Faculty Law and Economics Switzerland, 1975-1976. Guest lecturer University Cologne (West Germany), 1948, 51, University Frankfort, 1952, University Chicago, 1953. Visiting professor University St. Gallen (Switzerland), 1956-1958, 79-80, Paris, 1985.

Vice president West German Rectors Conference, Bonn., 1966-1971, president, 1968-1969.

Membership

Member Wissenschaftliche Gesellschaft Frankfurt, Gesellschaft Schweizer Akademiker (president 1956-1962, 73—), International Federation Social Science Associations (president 1976-1978), Schweizer Arbeitskreis Militaer und Sozialwissenschaften (president 1976-1987), Poets, Playwrights, Editors, Essayists and Novelists association Club Switzerland, Rotary (Frankfurt, Bern, and Montreux).

Connections

Children: Elisabeth Andreas, Helena.

father:
Walter Henri Ruegg

mother:
Margit (Braun) Ruegg

children:
Elisabeth Andreas Ruegg

Helena Ruegg