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Donald A. Yerxa

Donald A. Yerxa, American historian, educator, editor. Recipient Best Article in Naval History, United States Navy History Center, 1986; fellow, University Maine, 1974-1975; United States Navy Predoctoral fellow, United States Navy History Center, 1975-1976, John Templeton Foundation grantee, John Templeton-Oxford University, 1999—2001.


  • Yerxa, Donald A. was born on July 19, 1950 in Portland, Maine, United States. Son of Rex A. and Lois Wright Yerxa.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy, University Maine, Orono, 1982.


    • Professor history Eastern Nazarene College, Quincy, Massachusetts, since 1977.


    • Co-author: Species of Origins: America's Search for a Creation Story. Contributing editor: Books & Culture, since 1999.


    Member of World History Association, Conference Faith and History (executive board 2003-2004), Organization American Historians, American History Association, Colonial Society Massachusetts, History Society (assistant director 2001-2004, editor Historically Speaking since 2001).


    • Married Lois M. Hassinger, July 30, 1970.
    • father: Rex A.
    • mother: Lois Wright Yerxa
    • spouse: Lois M. Hassinger
    Donald A. Yerxa
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    Born July 19, 1950
    (age 67)
    • 1982
      University Maine
    • 1977
      Professor, history Eastern Nazarene College
      Quincy, Massachusetts, United States