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The Life of Franz Gunther Eyck

Curriculum Vitae given by F. Gunther Eyck February 14, 2006. British Army, Royal Corp. of Signals 1941-1946 Personal Data: Born July 10, 1912 in Magdeburg, Germany; Attended Berlin University, 1932-33. Emigrated to Palestine, 1933. Served in British Army, Royal Corps of Signals, 1941-1946. Emigrated to U.S.A. May 1947. Married American Citizen Lisa Baruch, June 24, 1948 and acquired U.S. Citizenship in 1950. Two Children: Audrey Susan (March15, 1951) and Andrew Hans ( May 29, 1954). Two grandchildren: Gregory Todd (October 17, 197_) and Melissa Rene (197_). Two great-grandchildren: Meredith Carter ( February 17, 2001) and Leyton Andrew ( ). Career: US Government: Central Intelligence Agency (Area and Language Division, 1957-1960). United States Information Agency, 1960-1982 ( Branch Chief and Deputy Division Chief in Research component of USIA) Academia: Rutgers University, University of Texas, George Washington University, American University in Departments of History or Political Science, teaching modern European history or government. School of International Service, American University, from 1959 to 2003, rose to rank of Distinguished Adj. Professor. 1969-1970 appointed to the Henry L. Stimson chair of political science at the U.S. Army War College. Education: B.A. Alma College, Alma, Michigan (1948); M.A./Ph.D. New York University (1950/1952). M. Sc. Library Science, Columbia University (1955). Publications: Books; The Benelux Countries: an Historical survey (1959); Loyal Rebels: the Tyrolean Uprising of 1809 (1986); The Voice of Nations: European National Anthems (1995). Numerous articles on modern European history and current affairs in leading journals, encyclopedias, and year-books. Honors: Penfield Scholarship (1950); Distinguished Service Award, American University (1976); University Faculty Award for Outstanding Teaching (1997). Addition April 2010 Publication Books: Published after Gunther's death by his son Andrew: PANTHA REI (all is in flow): A Century's Memoir, Otter Bay Books, Balt. MD

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