FORA.tv Speaker - Reinhold Wagnleitner

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Biography

Reinhold Wagnleitner is associate professor of modern history at the University of Salzburg and was visiting professor of United States history at the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis; Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster, Pennsylvania; and the University of New Orleans, Louisiana.

For many years he also played bass and sang in Austrian rock and jazz bands. He is a lecturer of history at Salzburg College and the former president of the Austrian Association for American Studies. In 1998, he founded the research group "History @ Internet." He is the chair of the scientific board of the Leopold-Kohr Academy as well as the Society of Modern History.

In 2001, Dr. Wagnleitner's project, "Satchmo Meets Amadeus" was awarded the Tolerance and Diversity Prize from the Embassy of the United States in Vienna. Dr. Wagnleitner is the author of Coca-Colonization and the Cold War: The Cultural Mission of the United States in Austria After the Second World War, the co-editor of Here, There, and Everywhere: The Foreign Politics of American Popular Culture. His most recent book is Satchmo Meets Amadeus.

He is an alumnus of several Salzburg Global Seminar sessions and is a Core Faculty member of the International Study Program, having participated in over forty sessions, offered for both students and faculty.

1 Program

The USA and the World: Do They Hate US(A)?

11.02.10 | 01:09:28 min | 3 comments