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Gary Lee Evans

Gary Lee Evans, American communications educator, consultant. Recipient Outstanding Continuing Educator of Year award Eastern Michigan University, 1994, Distinguished Senior Teaching award 1998, Distinguished Faculty Member award 1998, Distinguished Teaching award Eastern Michigan University Alumni, 2001, Martin Luther King Humanitarian award 2005, Gold Medallion award division University Student Affairs, 2005.


  • Evans, Gary Lee was born on June 26, 1938 in Davison, Michigan, United States. Son of Joe Howard and Annie Annette (Colden) Evans.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Wayne State University, 1962. Master of Arts, University Michigan, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, University Michigan, 1977.


    • Professor organizational and intercultural communication Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, since 1964. President Communications Research and Training Associates. Consultant Volvo Corporation, General Motors Corporation, Ford Motor Car Company, Michigan Public Schools and other educational institutions.

      Speaker in field; instructor, Davos, Switzerland, 1989. International program instructor, Australia, New Zealand, Switzerland.


    Member International Communication Association, Speech Communication association, Michigan Academy of Sciences, Arts and Letters (communication chairman 1982), Michigan Speech Communication Association (communication chairman since 1978), Golden Key National Honorary Society, Phi Kappa Phi (president since 1998), Delta Sigma Rho, Pi Kappa Delta.


    • Married Katherine Strand. Children: Gary James, Aimee Lynn. Stepchildren: John E. Holkeboer, Maja K. Holkeboer.
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    • 1962
      Wayne State University
    • 1965
      University Michigan
    • 1977
      University Michigan
    • 1964
      Professor, organizational and intercultural communication Eastern Michigan University
      Ypsilanti, Michigan, United States