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academic administrator , statistics educator

Carolyn Hunter Denham, American academic administrator, statistics educator. American Council on Education fellow, 1988.


Denham, Carolyn Hunter was born on September 21, 1945 in Abilene, Texas, United States. Daughter of J. C. and Mary (Balch) Hunter.


Bachelor, University Texas, 1966. Master of Education, Boston College, 1967. Doctor of Philosophy, Boston College, 1971.


Professor educational research, California State University, Long Beach, 1971-1988;associate dean graduate studies and research, California State University, Long Beach, 1983-1988;professor educational research, California State Polytechnic U., Pomona, 1988-1992;associate vice president for academic programs, California State Polytechnic U., Pomona, 1988-1992;director National Center Social Work and Education Collaboration, Fordham University, New York City, since 1992. Appointed member California Commision on Teacher Credentialing, 1976-1980. Statis.cons. school finance case, 1973-1974.


  • Other Work

    • Co-editor: Time to Learn, 1980 (Best in Eric award 1980). Editor The Generator, since 1978. Consultant editor Journal Personnel in Education, since 1986.

      Member research advisory council Handbook on Teacher Education. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Trustee Westridge School, Pasadena, California, 1985-1989, Cushing Academy, Claremont Graduate School. Board directors Lincoln Foundation and Institute, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Access Development Corporation, The Constitution Works, Children's Aid Society, Institute International Education. Advisor educational policy for gubernatorial campaigns.

Member American Educational Research Association (secretary Division G 1982-1984), National Council on Measurement on Education, Los Angeles Women's Foundation (charter founder).


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: reading, cooking, hiking, aerobic dancing.


Married Robert Edwin Denham, June 3, 1966. Children: Jeffrey, Laura.

J. C. Hunter

Mary (Balch) Hunter

Robert Edwin Denham

Jeffrey Denham

Laura Denham