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Barbara Standley Worden Edit Profile

religion educator , English language educator

Barbara Standley Worden, American religion educator, English language educator. Recipient Founder's award Houston Graduate School Alumni Association, 1989; National Endowment of the Humanities grantee Rice University, 1977, New York University, 1982, Elizabeth Ann Bogert Fund grantee, 1994. Member Modern Language Association, American Academy Religion (regional secretary 1981-1982), Conference Christianity and Literature.

Background

Worden, Barbara Standley was born on June 22, 1942 in Cleveland. Daughter of George Prince and Louise Francis (Clark) Standley.

Education

AB, Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, Massachusetts, 1964. Master of Arts, Case-Western Reserve University, 1965. Doctor of Philosophy, Boston University, 1974.

Career

Assistant professor, George Fox College, Newburg, Oregon, 1971-1983;professor, Friends Bible College, Haviland, Kansas, 1974-1983;professor, Houston Graduate School Theology, since 1983;instructor English, Houston Community College, since 1988. Overseer Friendswood (Texas) Friends Church, 1985-1987. Delegate International Conference Friends, Guatemala, 1987, International Friends Women Theologists, Woodbrook, United Kingdom, 1990.

Member interpretation board, Executive Committee United States section Friends World Committee for Consultation, Evangelical Friends Church.

Membership

Member Modern Language Association, American Academy Religion (regional secretary 1981-1982), Conference Christianity and Literature.

Connections

Married Ronald Dean Worden, June 22, 1968. 1 child, Mark Standley.

father:
George Prince Standley

mother:
Louise Francis (Clark) Standley

spouse:
Ronald Dean Worden

child:
Mark Standley Worden