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Marcus Laroy Ambrester

Marcus Laroy Ambrester, American communication educator, program administrator. Active Foundation Community Encouragement, since 1989. Member International Listening Association, Academy Family Mediators, Texas Speech Communications Association, Mediation Association Tennessee (secretary since 1992), Speech Communications Association, Mediation Association Knoxville, Southern Speech Communications Association.

Background

  • Ambrester, Marcus Laroy was born on October 21, 1935 in Scottsboro, Alabama, United States. Son of Marcus LaRoy and Mary (Howard) Ambrester.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Samford University, 1956. Master of Arts, University Alabama, Tuscaloosa, 1959. Doctor of Philosophy, Ohio University, 1972.

    Career

    • Assistant professor Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama, 1961-1965, University South Alabama, Mobile, 1966-1967, Ouachita University, Arkadelphia, Arkansas, 1968-1970. Associate professor Mississippi State College Women, Columbus, 1970-1971. Professor, department head Howard Payne University, Brownwood, Texas, 1971-1978.

      Associate professor University Tennessee, Knoxville, since 1978, co-director conflict resolution program, 1992-1994. Mediator/trainer Knoxville Bar Association, since 1992.

    Works

    Membership

    Active Foundation Community Encouragement, since 1989. Member International Listening Association, Academy Family Mediators, Texas Speech Communications Association, Mediation Association Tennessee (secretary since 1992), Speech Communications Association, Mediation Association Knoxville, Southern Speech Communications Association.

    Personality

    Interests

    Tennis, reading, travel.

    Connections

    • Married Celia Beauchamp, June 23, 1956. Children: Kim Ambrester McMillan, Marcus LaRoy III.
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    Born October 21, 1935
    • 1956
      Samford University
    • 1959
      University Alabama
    • 1972
      Ohio University
    • 1961 - 1965
      Assistant, professor Samford University
      Birmingham, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
    • 1966 - 1967
      Assistant, professor Samford University
      Mobile, Alabama, United States
    • 1968 - 1970
      Assistant, professor Samford University
      Arkadelphia, Arkansas, United States
    • 1970 - 1971
      associate, professor Mississippi State College Women
      Columbus, Ohio, United States
    • 1971 - 1978
      professor, Howard Payne University
      Brownwood, Texas, United States
    • 1971 - 1978
      department head, Howard Payne University
      Brownwood, Texas, United States
    • 1978
      associate, professor University Tennessee
      Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
    • 1992 - 1994
      associate, professor University Tennessee
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