February 2015

In Memoriam: Mark Gilderhus

SHAFR Past President (1996) Mark T. Gilderhus died at his home in Fort Collins on Thursday, January 22, of cancer. Gilderhus, a professor of U.S. diplomatic history, taught at Colorado State University for 29 years, serving as the Chair of the History Department from 1980 to 1993. In 1997, he accepted the Lyndon Baines Johnson Chair in History at Texas Christian University where he served in this capacity until his retirement in 2010.