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public affairs educator

Bryan Trevor Downes, Canadian, American public affairs educator. Recipient Outstanding Volunteer of Year award Lane County Volunteer Action Center, 1989; Fulbright scholar Council for International Exchange of Scholars, New Zealand, 1989-1990.

Background

Downes, Bryan Trevor was born on September 22, 1939 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Son of Trevor Gordon and Jessie Lillian (Stephenson) Downes.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Oregon, 1962. Master of Science, University Oregon, 1963. Doctor of Philosophy, Washington University, St. Louis, 1966.

Career

Assistant professor, San Francisco State College, 1966-1967; assistant professor, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1967-1970; associate professor, Michigan State University, East Lansing, 1970-1971; associate professor, U. Missouri, St. Louis, 1971-1976; associate professor, U. Oregon, Eugene, 1976-1978; professor public affairs, U. Oregon, Eugene, since 1978. Executive director Pacific Northwest Canada Studies Consortium, Eugene, 1986-1997. Panel organizer various professional organizations.

Membership

Member of the board Young Men’s Christian Association, Volunteer Action Center, Joint Social Superior vena cava syndrome Advisory Commission, Housing and Community Superior vena cava syndrome Advisory Commission, Lane County, University City, Missoury Board Education. Member ASPA, Western Social Science Association (executive director since 1990, certified of recognition 1989), Association Canada Studies in the United States (executive county 1992-1996).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: gardening, fishing, beachcombing.

Connections

Married Sharon Elizabeth Lenahan, February 15, 1963. Children: Laura Elizabeth, Alexander Bryan.

father:
Trevor Gordon Downes

mother:
Jessie Lillian (Stephenson) Downes

spouse:
Sharon Elizabeth Lenahan

child:
Alexander Bryan Downes

child:
Laura Elizabeth Downes