Frantz, Klaus 1948–

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Frantz, Klaus 1948–

PERSONAL: Born March 24, 1948, in Salzburg, Austria; son of Adalbert and Grete Frantz; married Erica Lichtenberg-Barton, August 26, 1978; children: two daughters. Education: Cambridge University, certificate, 1973; University of Salzburg, M.A., 1975, Ph.D., 1982. Religion: Protestant.

ADDRESSES: Office—Department of Geography, University of Innsbruck, Innrain 52, 6020 Innsbruck, Austria. E-mail[email protected]

CAREER: Exchange teacher at a grammar school in Stevenage, England, 1973; high school teacher in Salzburg, Austria, 1974–75; University of Wisconsin—Madison, Fulbright scholar, 1975–76, Whitbeck fellow, 1976–77; high school teacher in Salzburg, 1977–78; University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria, assistant professor, 1978–91, associate professor of geography, 1991–96; Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna, research professor at Institute of Urban and Regional Research, 1997–99; University of Innsbruck, professor of geography, 1999–. University of New Orleans, teacher at summer school in Innsbruck, 1983 and 1984; University of New Hampshire, teacher at summer school in Innsbruck, 1988 and 1989; Arizona State University, visiting professor, summer, 1993; Universidad de Sevilla, visiting professor, 1995; Universidade Nova de Lisboa, visiting professor, 1995; Eastern Washington University, visiting professor, summer, 1996. Military service: Austrian Army, reserve Alpine forces, 1968–69; became sergeant.

MEMBER: Austrian Geographical Society, Austrian Association of American Studies, German Association of Geographers (member of board of directors of specialty group for the United States, 1993–), Association of American Geographers (and its Native American Specialty Group and Specialty Group on Cultural Geography), Association of Canadian Studies.

AWARDS, HONORS: Fulbright scholar in the United States, 1975–76; scholar of German Academic Exchange Service at John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies, Free University of Berlin, 1982; scholar of Ford Foundation, Mellon Foundation, and American Council of Learned Societies, 1985–86.


Die Grosstadt Angloamerikas im 18. und 19. Jahrhundert: Strukturwandlungen und sozialräumliche Entwicklungsprozesse anhand ausgewählter Beispiele der Nordostküste, Franz Steiner Verlag (Stuttgart, Germany), 1987.

Die Indianerreservationen in den USA: Aspekte der territorialen Entwicklung und des sozio-ökonomischen Wandels, Franz Steiner Verlag (Stuttgart, Germany), 1993, 2nd edition, 1995, translation published as Indian Reservations in the United States: Territory, Sovereignty, and Socioeconomic Change, University of Chicago Press (Chicago, IL), 1999.

(Editor, with R. Sauder, and contributor) Ethnic Persistence and Change in Europe and America: Traces in Landscape and Society, Veröffentlichungen der Universität Innsbruck (Innsbruck, Austria), 1996.

Indian Reservations in the United States: Territory, Sovereignty, and Socioeconomic Change, University of Chicago Press, 1999.

(Editor, with Georg Glasze and Chris Webster) Private Cities: Global and Local Perspectives, Routledge (New York, NY), 2005.

Contributor to books in English and German, including Tourism and Culture: A Comparative Perspective, edited by E. Nebel, 1983. Contributor to professional journals.

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