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Flemmie Pansy Kittrell

Flemmie Pansy Kittrell, American home economist. Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science; member American Association of University Women, National Education Association (life), American Dietetics Association, American Home Economics Association (life), Association Child Education, Society Prodigal Son, Sigma Xi, Omicron Nu, Pi Lambda Theta, Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Delta Epsilon, Beta Kappa Chi.

Background

  • Kittrell, Flemmie Pansy was born on December 25, 1904 in Henderson, North Carolina, United States. Daughter of James Lee and Alice (Mills) Kittrell.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Hampton Institute, 1928. Doctor of Philosophy., Cornell Univercity, 1936. Doctor of Humane Letters, University North Carolina, 1976.

      Dean students, director home economics Bennett College, Greensboro, North Carolina, 1928-1940. Dean women, director div. home economics Hampton Institute, 1940-1944. Professor home economics, head department Howard U., 1944-1972, emeritus, 1972-1980.

      Visiting professor College Human Ecology Cornell Univercity, 1974-1975. Fulbright lecturer Baroda (India) U., 1950-1951. Member International Cooperation Administration mission to India, 1953-1955.

      Conductor nutrition survey in Liberia, W. Africa for State Department, 1947. Nutrition of India Survey in education for Foreign Operations Administration United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund, 1960. Consultant home economics program to Congo, 1961-1962.

      Member Airlift Team of Understanding to Bangladesh, 1972. Delegate International Development Conference, Abidjan, Ivory Coast, 1974. Participant United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund tour of Upper Volta, African drought land, 1974.

      Visiting fellow College Human Ecology, Cornell Univercity, 1974-1975. Trustee, Freedom from Hunger Foundation, Inc., Sibly Hospital, Washington, Hampton Institute. United Nations observer Conference for New Horizons for Women of Africa, Morocco, 1971.

      Agency for International Development observer to Zaire, 1972. Member home economics college council Cornell Univercity.

    Career

    • Dean students, dir; dean women, dir. Delegate International Devel.

    Membership

    Fellow American Association for the Advancement of Science. Member American Association of University Women, National Education Association (life), American Dietetics Association, American Home Economics Association (life), Association Child Education, Society Prodigal Son, Sigma Xi, Omicron Nu, Pi Lambda Theta, Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Delta Epsilon, Beta Kappa Chi.

    Connections

    • father: James Lee Kittrell
    • mother: Alice (Mills) Kittrell
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    Died October 1, 1980
    (aged 75)
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