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Education educator

Barbara Jean Thayer-Bacon, American education educator. Indiana University fellow, Bloomington, 1988-1990, scholar, 1989-1990. Fellow Philosophy Education Society; member American Association of University Women, American Educational Studies Association, American Philosophy Association, American Education Research Association, Ohio Valley Philosophy Education Society (president 1996-1997), John Dewey Society, Pi Lambda Theta.

Background

Thayer-Bacon, Barbara Jean was born on December 2, 1953 in Lake Charles, Louisiana, United States. Daughter of John Treadwell and Jean Eileen (Gross) Thayer-Bacon.

Education

Bachelor, Rutgers University, 1974. Master of Arts, San Diego State University, 1987. Doctor of Philosophy, Indiana University, 1991.

Career

Teacher elementary school, The Growing Concern, Tannersville, Pennsylvania, 1981-1984; teacher elementary school, Montessori Center School, Santa Barbara, California, 1984-1985; teacher elementary school, Old Mission Montessori School, San Luis Rey, California, 1985-1987; substitute teacher, Fort Wayne (Indiana) Cmty. Schools, 1987-1988; assistant professor education, Bowling Green (Ohio) State University, 1991-1997; associate professor, Bowling Green (Ohio) State University, since 1997. Adjunct and visiting professor Indiana/Purdue University, Fort Wayne, 1988-1990.

Member adjunct faculty Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana, 1990, Indiana/Purdue University, Indianapolis, 1991. Visiting scholar Columbia University, fall 1998. Consultant in field.

Membership

Fellow Philosophy Education Society. Member American Association of University Women, American Educational Studies Association, American Philosophy Association, American Education Research Association, Ohio Valley Philosophy Education Society (president 1996-1997), John Dewey Society, Pi Lambda Theta.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: swimming, hiking, skiing, travel, cooking.

Connections

Married Robert Allen Morrill, October 14, 1975 (divorced December 1982). Children: Alex Jean, Thayer Stephen, Spencer Ray. Married Charles Samuel Bacon, December 20, 1986.

1 child, Samuel.

father:
John Treadwell Thayer-Bacon

mother:
Jean Eileen (Gross) Thayer-Bacon

spouses:
Robert Allen Morrill

Charles Samuel Bacon

children:
Samuel Thayer-Bacon

Thayer Stephen Thayer-Bacon

Alex Jean Thayer-Bacon

Spencer Ray Thayer-Bacon