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Humanities educator

Alan Scott Henderson, American humanities educator. Recipient fellowship National Endowment for Humanities, 1988, Harry Son of Truman scholarship, 1982-1986, Order of Chevalier International Order of DeMolay, 1982, John Phillip Sousa award John Phillip Sousa Association, 1980.


Henderson, Alan Scott was born on September 1, 1962 in West Palm Beach, Florida, United States. Son of Clifton Russell Henderson Junior and Mary Estelle Arnette.


Bachelor, Florida State University, 1984. Master, Johns Hopkins University, 1985. Teacher certified, University Virginia, 1986.

Doctor of Philosophy, State University of New York, Buffalo, 1996.


Social studies teacher Chesapeake (Virginia) City Schools, 1986—1989. Junior college English teacher Yamagata (Japan) Women's Junior College, 1989—1990. Intern coordinator Harry Son of Truman Scholarship Foundation, Washington, 1990—1991.

Assistant professor Furman University, Greenville, South Carolina, since 1998. Adjunct professor Furman University, Greenville, South Carolina, 1996-1998. Application evaluator Harry Son of Truman Scholarship Foundation, Washington, since 1992.

Political consultant Parents and Taxpayers for Better Greenville Schools, 1996.



Board directors Greenville Concert Band, since 1996. Founding board directors Friends of the Berea Library., Greenville, since 1997. Campaign consultant South Carolina Demo.

Committee, Greenville, since 1996. Educational consultant Greenville County School Systems, since 1998. Member Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, Japanese Association Language Teachers (program chair 1989-1990), Organization American Historians, Urban History Association, Society of America City and Regional Planning Association, Kappa Delta Pi, National Golden Key, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, Pi Sigma Alpha, Phi Mu Alpha, Pi Gamma Mu, Omicron Delta Kappa, Omicron Delta Epsilon, Phi Alpha Theta.


  • Other Interests

    Trumpet playing, travel, wine-making.


Life partner Richard Edmon Prior.

Clifton Russell Henderson Junior

Mary Estelle Arnette