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Carls, Stephen D(ouglas) 1944-

CARLS, Stephen D(ouglas) 1944-

PERSONAL: Born February 15, 1944, in Minneapolis, MN; son of Ernest Paul (in business) and Eleanor Louise (a homemaker; maiden name, Schwerdfeger) Carls; married Alice-Catherine Maire (a university professor), June 25, 1977; children: Philip Stephen, Elizabeth Eleanor, Paul Victor-James. Education: Attended Institute of European Studies, 1964-65; Wheaton College, B.A. (with honors), 1966; University of Minnesota, M.A., 1968, Ph.D., 1982. Religion: Presbyterian.

ADDRESSES: Home—59 Lesa Dr., Jackson, TN 38305. Office—Department of History, Union University, Jackson, TN 38305-3697.

CAREER: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN, teaching assistant, 1970-71; Sterling College, Sterling, KS, assistant professor, 1971-81, associate professor, 1981-83; Union University, Jackson, TN, professor, 1990-2000, university professor, 2000—, chair of Department of History and Political Science, 1990—.

MEMBER: Council for European Studies, Society for French Historical Studies, Western Society for French History, American Historical Association, Economic and Business Historical Society, West Tennessee Historical Society, Phi Alpha Theta (faculty sponsor, Delta Psi chapter, 1983—), Pi Gamma Mu (faculty sponsor, Kansas Zeta chapter, 1975-76 and 1978-83).

AWARDS, HONORS: McMillan Travel Grant, University of Minnesota, 1976; Southern Regional Education Board Grant, 1985; Faculty Recognition Award, Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity, Union University, 1987; Union University Grant for summer leave, 1992.

WRITINGS:

Louis Loucheur and the Shaping of Modern France, 1916-1931, Louisiana State University Press (Baton Rouge, LA), 1993.

Louis Loucheur, 1872-1931: Ingénieur, homme d'etat, modernisateur de la France, translated by Alice-Catherine Carls, Presses Universitaires du Septentrion (Villeneuve d'Aseq, France), 2000.

Contributor of book reviews to The Historian.

WORK IN PROGRESS: Research on the development, manufacture, and use of French artillery in World War I; economic mobilization of France during World War I.

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