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Clarence Ray Carpenter

Clarence Ray Carpenter, American educator.

Background

  • Carpenter, Clarence Ray was born on November 28, 1905 in Lincoln County, North Carolina, United States. Son of Commerce.E. and Gaddie Lee (Harrelson) Carpenter.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Duke, 1928, Master of Arts, 1929. National Research Council fellow Yale, 1931-1933. Doctor of Philosophy., Stanford, 1932.

      Honorary Doctor of Science, Bucknell U., 1972.

    Career

    • July 1963); children Richard Lee, Lane Evans. Married second, Ruth Jones Chamblee, October 8, 1966. Research assistant Yale, 1931-1934.

      Fellow, assistant professor Bard College Columbia, 1934-1938, co-leader Asiatic Primate expedition, Thailand, Sumatra, 1937, commander Indian Primate expedition, 1938, assistant professor College Physicians and Surgical, 1938-1940. Developed Santiago Primate Research Colony, P.R., 1938-1940. Associate professor psychology Pennsylvania State University, 1940-1946, professor, 1946-1965, research professor psychology and anthropolog 1965-1969, emeritus research professor, 1969-1975, director div. instructional research and services, 1954-1963.

      Member board control New U. Planning Commission State of Florida, 1960-1962. Executive director survey committee Hershey Medical Center, 1963-1964. Ford visiting professor U. North Carolina, 1964-1965.

      Research professor psychology and anthropology U. Georgia, Athens, 1969-1973. National Science Foundation Lecturer, 1971-1975. Director, State College Federal Savings & Loan Association, since 1952.

      Vice-president, director State College Flying Service, 1958-1962. Consultant long range development committee Pennsylvania U., educational products project General Electric, Radio Corporation of America, Holt, Rinehart & Winston, UNITEL, Atlanta. Principal planner National Complement Learning Research Center for United States Office Education.

      Member Community Planning Com. Member appraisal committee Public school, television project Fund for Advancement of Education, Ford Foundation, 1957-1958. Member evaluation committee Midwest Airborne Instrnl. television Project, 1961-1965.

      Director Center Applied Ednl. Research, Washington, 1960-1965. Member Joint Council Ednl.

      Telecommunications, president, 1968-1970. Member team experts on communications and media advisers Indian Government on development communication system (Ford Foundation-Indian Government), 1963. Member planning meeting-United States.Japan Cooperative Program in Science, 1964.

      Member advising committee United States Office of Education, 1966-1968. Member Executive Committee National Commission Instrnl. Technology, 1968-1969.

      Member EDUCOM: member Georgia Instructional Television Advisory Council. Member science advising committee Yerkes Regional Primate Research Laboratory, Emory University, 1967-1969, chairman, 1969-1975. United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization lecturer, Spain, 1971.

      National Research Council lecturer, West Coast, 1971, East Coast, 1972-1973. Board of directors International Psychiatric Foundation, 1971-1975.

    Works

    • Author: Naturalistic Behavior of Nonhuman Primates. Editor: Telecommunications: Toward a National Policy for Education. Behavioral Regulators of Behavior in Primates.

      United States editor: Behaviour, international journal. Journal Human Evolution. Editorial board Ednl.

      Broadcasting Review, 1967-1973.

    Membership

    Member board control New U. Planning Commission State of Florida, 1960-1962. Member Community Planning Com. Member appraisal committee Public school, television project Fund for Advancement of Education, Ford Foundation, 1957-1958.

    Member evaluation committee Midwest Airborne Instrnl. television Project, 1961-1965. Served captain to major United States Army Air Force 1943-1946, head research section, department psychology and sociology Biarritz American Army U., 1945-1946. Fellow Animal Behavior Society, New York Zoological Society (research coordinator 1948-1950), National Council Religion in Higher Education.

    Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society Zoologists, Pennsylvania Psychological Association, American Anthropological Association, National Academy Science (del 13th Pacific science congress 1966), American Association University Professors, American Academy Science, National Education Association, International Primatological Society (American secretary 1964-1968), Association Higher Education (president 1965-1966), Phi Beta Kappa, Sigma Xi.

    Connections

    • Married Mariana Evans, July 16, 1932 (deceased.; married second, Ruth Jones Chamblee, October 8, 1966. Children Richard Lee, Lane Evans.
    • father: C.E. Carpenter
    • mother: Gaddie Lee (Harrelson) Carpenter
    • spouses: Mariana Evans
    • Ruth Jones Chamblee
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    Born November 28, 1905
    Died March 1, 1975
    (aged 69)
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