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John Leslie Rury

John Leslie Rury, American education educator, historian. Research grantee National Institute Education, Washington, 1979-1980, Spencer Foundation, Chicago, 1985, 2007, Radcliffe College, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1987; Spencer fellow National Academy Education, Stanford, California, 1986-1987.

Background

  • Rury, John Leslie was born on April 6, 1951 in Syracuse, New York, United States. Son of John and Virginia (Gould) Rury.

  • Education

    • AB, Fordham University, 1973. Master of Science in Education, City University of New York, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy, University Wisconsin, 1982.

    Career

    • Instructor history Wayne State University, Detroit, 1980-1983. Assistant professor history Antioch College, Yellow Springs, Ohio, 1983-1984. Assistant professor education Ohio State University, Columbus, 1984-1987.

      From associate to professor DePaul University, Chicago, 1987—2003, chairman Department Education Policy Studies and Research, 2003. Professor University Kansas, since 2003, chairman Department Teaching and Leadership, 2003—2005. Professor sociology Keeler Family Intra-U., 2006—2007.

      Program chairman Midwest History Education Society, Chicago, 1989-1990. Core group Policy Research Action Group, Chicago, 1993-1999. Public policy council Harris School, University Chicago, 1997.

      Senior program officer, Spencer Foundation, Chicago, Illinois, 1999-2002, senior advisory, 2002-2003. Exec committee member Kansas City Area Education Research Consortium, since 2008.

    Works

    • Yoga Anatomy-2nd Edition
    • The best-selling anatomy guide for yoga is now updated, expanded, and better than ever! With more asanas, vinyasas, full-color anatomical illustrations, and in-depth information, the second edition of Yoga Anatomy provides you with a deeper understanding of the structures and principles underlying each movement and of yoga itself.
    • Yoga Anatomy-2nd Edition
    • The best-selling anatomy guide for yoga is now updated, expanded, and better than ever! With more asanas, vinyasas, full-color anatomical illustrations, and in-depth information, the second edition of Yoga Anatomy provides you with a deeper understanding of the structures and principles underlying each movement and of yoga itself.

    Membership

    Member American History Association, American Educational Research Association (vice president 1997-1999), History of Education Society (vice president 1996-1997, president 1997-1998), Social Science History Association, American Sociological Association.

    Connections

    • Married Ellen Kennedy, June 18, 1981 (divorced October 1992). Children: Aaron, Derek. Married Aida Alaka, May 12, 1995.
    • father: John Rury
    • mother: Virginia (Gould) Rury
    • spouses: Ellen Kennedy
    • Aida Alaka
    • children: Aaron Rury
    • Derek Rury
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    Born April 6, 1951
    (age 66)
    Nationality
    • 1973
      Fordham University
    • 1975
      City University of New York
    • 1982
      University Wisconsin
    • 1980 - 1983
      Instructor, history Wayne State University
      Detroit, Michigan, United States
    • 1983 - 1984
      assistant, professor history Antioch College
      Yellow Springs, Ohio, United States
    • 1984 - 1987
      assistant, professor education Ohio State University
      Columbus, Ohio, United States
    • 1987 - 2003
      from associate, to professor DePaul University
      Chicago, Illinois, United States
    • 2006 - 2007
      professor, sociology Keeler Family Intra-U.
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