Carl J. Strikwerda

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Carl J. Strikwerda
Born 1952
Grand Rapids, Michigan
Alma mater University of Michigan, PhD, History
University of Chicago, Masters, History
Calvin College, History[1]
Occupation President of Elizabethtown College[2]
Predecessor Theodore E. Long

Carl J. Strikwerda (born 1952) is an American historian, and president of Elizabethtown College.[3]

He is the former dean of the faculty of arts and sciences at the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia. He has also previously worked at the University of Kansas. On October 1, 2011, Strikwerda was inaugurated as Elizabethtown College's fourteenth president.[4]

Selected publications[edit]

  • C. J. Strikwerda, Urban structures, religion language : Belgian workers 1880-1914. Michigan, unpublished PhD thesis, 1983.
  • Strikwerda, Carl. A house divided: Catholics, Socialists, and Flemish nationalists in nineteenth-century Belgium. Rowman & Littlefield, 1997.
  • Furlough, Ellen, and Carl Strikwerda, eds. Consumers against capitalism?: consumer cooperation in Europe, North America, and Japan, 1840-1990. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield, 1999.

Articles, a selection:

  • Strikwerda, Carl. "The troubled origins of European economic integration: international iron and steel and labor migration in the era of World War I." The American Historical Review (1993): 1106-1129.
  • Strikwerda, Carl. "Reinterpreting the history of European integration: business, labor, and social citizenship in twentieth-century Europe." European Integration in Social and Historical Perspective (1850): 51-70.


  1. ^ "Carl J. Strikwerda named 14th president of Elizabethtown College". Retrieved 2014-06-10. 
  2. ^ "Elizabethtown College President Carl J. Strikwerda Delivers Inaugural Lecture on Jan. 24". Elizabethtown Journal. 2012-02-01. Retrieved 2014-06-11. 
  3. ^ "Carl J. Strikwerda - Biography and facts". 2011-10-01. Retrieved 2014-06-10. 
  4. ^ "'Serve, lead, inspire' - News". 2013-09-12. Retrieved 2014-06-11. 

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